The IOC has overhauled the bidding process for Games after a sharp slump in interest from potential cities in recent years, cutting costs for bid cities and slashing the campaign time in half.
Denver, over four decades after becaming the only city to withdraw as an Olympic host after winning a bid, is exploring whether to try again.
In May 2010, South Korea banned all North Korean ships from entering its ports and cut off most inter-Korean exchanges, including tourism, trade and aid, in response to a torpedo attack by the North on a navy ship that killed 46 sailors.
The IOC said there was a 70 percent increase in the number of tests conducted between April and December 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016.
The Koreas agree to share a standard. Unfortunately, this cannot be read as a preamble to grand unification.
Russian hackers have struck before the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. The email leak of IOC employees is in retailation to an IOC ban, which prohibits Russian athletes from participating.
Virtual reality will get a big-ticket boost as Intel partners with the Winter Olympics, to provide VR-enabled coverage.
The 32-year-old was born in Mumbai and was just eight months old, when she and her twin sister were adopted by a Dutch couple from Assen.
South Korea also proposed that athletes from the two Koreas march together at the Games’ opening ceremony .
In his New Year’s Day address, Kim Jong Un said there is an urgent need to improve inter-Korean ties and that he is willing to send a delegation to the Feb. 9-25 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Agitation surfacing on Twitter from Russians angry about the country’s ban from the 2018 Winter Olympics has been increasingly found to be generated by fake and automated accounts.
Social media platform Snapchat will present Winter Olympics content at next year’s event in Pyeongchang after striking a deal with Discovery communications’ Eurosport.
In a charming touch, the Sochi organizers used the ceremony to make a joke at their own expense.
The secretive Under Armour suit was developed with help from aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin.
The events, added to the shock failure of US snowboard king Shaun White to win a medal in the halfpipe