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Wheelchair curling gears up for 2018 Winter Olympics
Jan 16, 2017
The national wheelchair curling team practices at a new wheelchair curling stadium that opened on Jan. 13 at the Icheon Training Center of the Korea Paralympic Committee in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do Province. With the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games...


Dream Program invites young athletes from around the gl...
Jan 09, 2017
With fewer than 400 days left until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, young athletes from around the globe are heading to Pyeongchang. They're coming for the Dream Program 2017, which will host 170 youths from 40 countries. This annual pro...


KRW 2,000 notes to commemorate PyeongChang Olympic Game...
Dec 20, 2016
The front of the commemorative KRW 2,000 bill for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will feature images of athletes from seven key winter sports events, such as speed skating and ice hockey. New notes, worth KRW 2,000, are to hit the market to commemorate the “Pyeo...


Short Track World Cup shines with golden success in Gan...
Dec 19, 2016
Choi Min-jeong (left) puts on a final spurt at the final match in the women’s 400-meter race in the ISU Short Track World Cup 2016-2017 in Gangneung on Dec. 18. Another test event ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the KB ISU Short Track World Cu...


Press conference held for PyeongChang Olympics
Dec 19, 2016
With a full schedule of test events for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games underway, a press conference for foreign journalists was launched in Gangneung, Gangwon-do Province. The press conference was held after the final match for the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skat...


First int’l ice sport to be held in Gangneung
Dec 05, 2016
The first ice skating test event will be held at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, Gangwon-do Province, from Dec. 16 to 18, ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. The photo shows the Korean women’s national skating team during the 3,000-meter relay at the Sochi 2014 W...


PyeongChang test events begin with big air snowboarding
Nov 28, 2016
A snowboarder shows off some mid-air spins during the preliminaries of the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup, at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, on Nov. 25. Big air snowboarding will make its debut as an Olympic event at the PyeongChang 2018 Oly...


Kim Yuna named 2016 sports hero
Nov 23, 2016
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Cho Yoonsun (left), figure skater Kim Yuna (center) and President Lee Kee-heung of the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee pose for a photo after inducting Kim Yuna into the Sports Hall of Fame at the Olympic Parktel in Seoul on Nov. 23. ...


Smart weather service to help PyeongChang Olympics
Nov 21, 2016
The Smart Weather Service website provides real-time weather forecasts at the 12 main venues of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Gangwon-do Province.Weather plays an important part in the Winter Olympic Games, affecting the progress of the sport and the outcome of eac...


Test events add final polish to Pyeongchang
Nov 07, 2016
With about 15 months to go before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games open in February 2018, a series of test events will give us a taste of the passion that will erupt across Gangwon-do Province during the next Winter Olympics. A total of 26 test event...