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Pyeongchang ready for Durban countdown
Jun 21, 2011
Pyeongchang will learn the results of twelve years of preparation to host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in two weeks time, during the 123rd International Olympic Committee (IOC) general assembly in Durban, South Africa. Pyeongchang’s bid committee remains focused o...

Kim Dong-hyun takes on Carlos Condit in UFC
Jun 17, 2011
Kim Dong-hyun (Photo: Yonhap News)Korean mixed martial artist Kim Dong-hyun will participate in an upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship match against American mixed martial artist Carlos Condit on July 3 at the MGM Grand Area in Los Angeles, California.  Incorporating ele...

Coins and mascot chosen to promote Daegu IAAF Champions...
Jun 02, 2011
Commemorative coins will be issued to mark the 2011 Daegu International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, the Organizing Committee for the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 announced on May 30.To celebrate the event and raise public interest, the ...

Pyeongchang pitches for support from IOC members
May 19, 2011
(Photo courtesy of Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee)Pyeongchang, vying for the third consecutive time to host the Winter Olympic Games, gave a technical briefing on May 18 for the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the Olympi...

Pyeongchang pitches for support from IOC members
May 19, 2011
(Photo courtesy of Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee)Pyeongchang, vying for the third consecutive time to host the Winter Olympic Games, gave a technical briefing on May 18 for the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the Olympi...

Pyeongchang pitches for support from IOC members
May 19, 2011
(Photo courtesy of Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee)Pyeongchang, vying for the third consecutive time to host the Winter Olympic Games, gave a technical briefing on May 18 for the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the Olympi...

Pyeongchang supporters sing for 2018 Olympic bid
May 17, 2011
On May 14, thousands of supporters gathered at Seoul Plaza to attend the event organized in support of Pyeongchang’s third bid for the Winter Olympic Games (Photo: Yonhap News)On May 14, thousands of Korean citizens and foreign supporters gathered to sing along with a choir in su...

Olympic champion Kim Yu-na to support Pyeongchang for 2...
May 12, 2011
Olympics gold medalist Kim Yu-na recently stepped up her promotional activities for Pyeongchang's bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Following her silver medal performance last April at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow, Kim per...

IOC Evaluation Commission praises Pyeongchang
May 12, 2011
On May 10, the International Olympic Committee issued a report from the IOC 2018 Evaluation Commission, a technical analysis elaborating on the three official candidate cities vying for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: Munich, Annecy and Pyeongchang. The report was b...

Daegu Pre-Championships Meeting 2011 begins on May 12
May 12, 2011
The seventh Daegu Pre-Championships Meeting 2011 will open on May 12 in Daegu, the third largest city in Korea.This year’s event is considered a test match for the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Athletics 2011, which will...