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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Korean fans raise the roof on historic day

    History was made at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Saturday 10 February as the unified Korean women’s ice hockey team took to the ice for their opening preliminary match against Switzerland. It was the first time the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) had come together to field a team at the Winter Games.
    10 Feb 2018 | Ice Hockey, PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic Partner Alibaba Group opens new doors to the cloud for its first Olympic Games

    Worldwide TOP Partner Alibaba Group kicked off its first Olympic Games with the opening of its showcase – “Olympic Games on the Cloud” – at the Gangneung Olympic Park. The event was attended by Jack Ma, founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, and Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, as well as distinguished guests and Olympians, including Yao Ming (basketball) and Michelle Kwan (figure skating).
    10 Feb 2018 | Sponsors, PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Shannon-Ogbani Abeda: An Olympic landmark for Eritrea

    Following the IOC’s announcement that it plans to target African National Olympic Committees (NOCs) as potential host cities of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, Shannon-Ogbani Abeda is set to make another piece of history for Africa when he becomes the first Winter Olympian from Eritrea.
    10 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, YOG
  • News | Athletes' space

    Athlete365: empowering athletes every day

    An exciting new brand – Athlete365 – unifying all the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s athlete-focused initiatives has been created by athletes, for athletes, to support them on their journey to the Games, and beyond the sporting arena.
    10 Feb 2018 | Athletes' space, PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Petitjean ready to do Togo proud in PyeongChang

    After making her debut at Sochi 2014, cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean is preparing to represent Togo once more at the Olympic Winter Games. The sprint specialist, who grew up in France and trains in Canada, will turn 24 at PyeongChang 2018, where she hopes to continue her journey to the very top of her sport. She tells us her story.
    10 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Togo, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang 2018 welcomes the world with a message of peace and hope

    With the host nation, Republic of Korea, marching side by side with their neighbours from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, under the Korean Unification Flag in a powerful gesture of friendship, peace and togetherness were very much the central themes as the 23rd edition of the Olympic Winter Games was officially launched on 9 February 2018. A truly spectacular Opening Ceremony, watched by a capacity crowd at PyeongChang’s Olympic Stadium, and millions of TV viewers around the world, set the tone for what is sure to be an especially moving and exciting 16 days of sporting action.
    09 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Opening Ceremony
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Saturday 10 February

    The first gold medal of PyeongChang 2018 will be awarded in the women’s cross-country skiathlon, an event that Norway’s Marit Bjørgen is aiming to win for the third time running. There are also golds to be claimed in short track speed skating, speed skating, biathlon and ski jumping.
    09 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    United Nations Secretary-General praises IOC

    A few hours before the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, IOC President Thomas Bach met the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), António Guterres. The two leaders discussed the many areas of cooperation between the two organisations in 2018.
    09 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, PyeongChang 2018
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