Korea secures berth in team program at Winter Games
Korea earned its berth for the team figure skating event at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics on Sunday.
The top 10 countries in the team standings, based on points earned
Putin says athletes can compete
The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics may have some Russian competitors after all, as Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he will not prevent athletes from competing at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday.
“Without a doubt, we will not de
PyeongChang mascots will cross central Washington
The two mascots for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics will walk across central Washington this week to promote the upcoming games, the organizer said Wednesday.
Soohorang, a whi
IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympic Games
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned Russia from the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, after a meeting on Tuesday at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
But individual athletes who passed the doping test will still be al
85 robots will find work at PyeongChang Olympics
The PyeongChang Winter Games will assign a variety of robots to stadiums, airports and event venues to assist athletes and showcase the latest technology, the commerce ministry sa
PyeongChang sites should be preserved, paper argues
Facilities for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics should be managed as national heritage sites after the Games, a researcher at a Korean think tank said Sunday, arguing for a
Aerial upstarts prepare for PyeongChang
Aerial freestyle skiing is known as the “circus on the snow” at the Winter Olympics, but in Korea it’s still an unfamiliar sport that was only introduced two years ago. At the Jincheon National Training Center in North Chungcheong, three aerialists -
100-day countdown to PyeongChang Paralympics begins
The countdown to the first Winter Paralympics in South Korea reached 100 days Wednesday, with the host eyeing a top-10 finish at the multisport competition for disabled athletes.
Pyeongchang, an alpine resort town some 180 kilometers (111 miles) e
52% of PyeongChang Winter Olympics tickets are sold
More than half of the tickets for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics have been sold, the local Olympics organizing committee said Sunday.
“Around 555,000 tickets for the o
5G, VR and self-driving cars will power Games
COUNTDOWN TO PYEONGCHANG
In recent years, countries have used the Olympics as an opportunity to show off their latest technology. The PyeongChang Winter Games, set in one of the most connected countries in the world, will be no different.
Korean tech firms hope to cash in at the Games
The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will not just be a sporting competition. It will also be a competition for information communication technology (ICT).
Since smartphones became common, ICT companies have benefitted more at the Olympics than t
Chong Tae-hyon retires after 17 seasons
Chong Tae-hyon, responsible for the gold medal-winning double play ball against Cuba at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, announced his retirement on Wednesday after 17 professional seasons.
The 39-year-old submarine pitcher told Yonhap News Agency his h