Stories tagged: Pyeongchang
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 7 p.m.
Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in Asia
Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, says the 2018 Olympics will usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. While the region has traditionally lagged …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Olympic downhill designer says tough, faster course awaits
Stop worrying, downhill racers. The 2018 Olympic course will be faster than you think. The new track in South Korea has been criticized – at a men’s test race last …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Music! Wifi! Olympians impressed with Pyeongchang perks
Plenty of US athletes getting a look at Pyeongchang, a year before the 2018 Olympics, and are coming away impressed with what they’re seeing.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Computer: Norway to win most medals at 2018 Winter Olympics
It could be a record-setting Winter Olympics for Norway next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The head of analysis for Gracenote, a U.S.-based sports and entertainment provider, is running a …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
Yuna Kim reveals Olympic torch in countdown to 2018 Games
The one-year countdown to the Pyeongchang Games began Thursday with Yuna Kim revealing the Olympic torch and organizers opening online ticket reservations. South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and an …
Wed., Jan. 2, 2013
Spokane Valley woman heads to Special Olympics
Spokane Valley’s Heather Comer has done something many have not: stood proud on a center podium, accepting a gold medal, qualifying for the Olympics. She’s also had to overcome something …
Wed., July 6, 2011
Frantic lobbying day leading up to vote for 2018 Olympics
DURBAN, South Africa – In a frantic final day of campaigning, the three cities vying for the 2018 Winter Olympics lobbied for votes Tuesday in what shapes up as a …