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Paraguay's nat'l news joins Yonhap's news-sharing platform for 2018 PyeongChang

Paraguay's state-run news agency IP (Agencia de Informacion Paraguaya) on Wednesday joined a content-sharing platform to be run by South Korea's Yonhap News Agency for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olym...

Updated : 2017.06.14 14:57

Ticket prices for 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Games announced

The organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games on Wednesday announced the ticket prices for the multisport competition for disabled athletes, with the average price reaching 30,000 won...

Updated : 2017.06.07 14:58

PyeongChang 2018 to open 1st official shop this week

The first official shop of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games will open in the South Korean capital this week, selling licensed merchandise associated with the international sporting event, local organ...

Updated : 2017.05.25 13:59

UPI joins Yonhap's news-sharing platform for 2018 PyeongChang

The American news agency, United Press International, has become a member of leading South Korean newswire Yonhap News Agency's news-sharing platform for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.As the host news...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:01

Soprano Sumi Jo named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang 2018

Renowned South Korean soprano Sumi Jo on Monday was named an honorary ambassador for the first Winter Olympics to be held in the country next year.The organizing committee for the 2018 PyeongChang Win...

Updated : 2017.05.22 14:17

Olympics: Games chief shrugs off Korean tensions

Military tensions on the Korean peninsula should not prevent the nuclear-armed North sending a team to the 2018 Winter Olympics in the South, according to the head of the Games organising committee Lee Hee-Beom.The former diplomat and trade minister also said the heavily-fortified border b...

Updated : 2017.05.20 13:38

World athletics chief stresses importance of school sports

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe said Wednesday he wants to make the sport well represented in school curriculum so that running can be recognized as a daily exercise for young people.Coe, who has ...

Updated : 2017.05.10 12:58

PyeongChang to co-host meeting of int'l sports journalists ahead of Winter Olympics

PyeongChang, the South Korean home of the 2018 Winter Olympics, will co-host an annual meeting of international sports journalists this week, a chance to showcase its readiness to stage the first Wint...

Updated : 2017.05.09 09:35

Nat'l team lugers picked as torch bearers for PyeongChang 2018

Three national team lugers have been selected to run the torch relay for next year's Winter Olympics at home, officials said Friday.KT, a presenting partner for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games torch...

Updated : 2017.04.28 13:48

S. Korean women's football team wins Asian Cup qualifying opener in N. Korea

PYONGYANG (Joint Press Corps) -- North Korean women's national football team head coach Kim Kwang-min said Wednesday his players are ready to give their best against South Korea when the two sides go head-to-head in a qualifying match for the top Asian competition. North Korea collected t...

Updated : 2017.04.05 20:55

PyeongChang still hopeful NHL players will come to Olympics

GANGNEUNG, Gangwon Province (Yonhap) -- PyeongChang Winter Olympic organizers remained hopeful on Tuesday that National Hockey League stars will come to South Korea next year, despite the league‘s an...

Updated : 2017.04.04 13:54

Korea to approve NK's possible participation in PyeongChang Olympics

South Korea's unification ministry said Monday it plans to allow North Korea to take part in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics if Pyongyang decides to do so.On Sunday, North Korea expressed its int...

Updated : 2017.04.03 13:20

PyeongChang launches Olympic cooperation projects with Tokyo, Beijing

Organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games said Friday they've launched cooperation projects with their neighbors who are also preparing to host future Olympics.PyeongChang has agreed with Tokyo,...

Updated : 2017.03.17 16:35

IOC chief says PyeongChang faces 'no real challenges' in Winter Games prep

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Friday PyeongChang, the South Korean host of the 2018 Winter Games, has done such a great job in its preparations that he doesn't "see real c...

Updated : 2017.03.17 16:27

IOC to require minimum number of doping tests for Olympic athletes

The International Olympic Committee on Thursday said it will require athletes to take a certain number of doping tests before taking part in the Olympic Games.The measure was part of the IOC's 12 prin...

Updated : 2017.03.16 20:47