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Farmers seek referendum on Munichs bid
German farmers opposing Munich’s bid for the 2018 Winter Games are collecting signatures to force a referendum at the city where the Alpine skiing events would be held, according to The Associated Press.
| 2011-02-23 16:41
IOC assures upgraded PyeongChang
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission left Korea, Sunday, after ending its inspection of PyeongChang’s third bid for the Winter Games.
| 2011-02-20 16:59
Lee snatches silver in 10,000m in World Cup
Korean speed skating Olympic gold medalist Lee Seung-hoon earned a silver medal in the men’s 10,000 meters in the ISU World Cup Speed Skating event in Salt Lake City, Sunday (KST).
| 2011-02-20 16:43
IOC notes progress in PyeongChangs bid
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) commission noted the high scores to the improved PyeongChang as the evaluators ended the on-site inspection of PyeongChang’s third bid for Winter Games in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, Saturday.
| 2011-02-19 20:56
PyeongChang: great potential in sports market growth
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province ― A foreign journalist said Friday that PyeongChang has strong merits in terms of ``potential for market growth’’ in the international sports arena. German reporter Dietmar Gessner, who works for the weekly Sport Bild, one of the largest magazines in Germany, said he was confident that Korea was becoming a huge market in sports.
| 2011-02-18 22:39
S-N tensions wont affect PyongChangs bid
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province — Tensions on the Korean Peninsula will be unlikely to affect PyeongChang’s bid to host the 2018 Winter Games, a presenter for the city’s Winter Olympics bid said Friday. “We have been separated for the last 60 years. But we have hosted many international events successfully, without any problems,” Park Won-ho, a political science professo...
| 2011-02-18 16:43
[Image of PyeongChang] PyeongChang residents welcome IOC delegates
PyeongChang, Gangwon Province – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission members seem to have confirmed the passion of PyeongChang residents in the city’s bid to host the 2018 Winter Games.
IOC inspects PyeongChang venues
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province ― Delegates from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) kicked of their inspection of venues and facilities of PyeongChang in the city’s bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.
| 2011-02-17 17:15
PyeongChang makes pitch for Winter Games
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province _ PyeongChang emphasized its merits as a bid city for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games during presentations at the Alpensia Resort, Wednesday, the first day of a four-day inspection. Upping the stakes in the bid to win the right to host the global sports gala, PyeongChang officials made presentations to the 14-member International Olympic Committe...
| 2011-02-16 16:52
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province — The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games Bid Committee members have given their all to try and secure victory. In order to prepare the final presentation in front of IOC Evaluation Commission members, some committee members have been at the Alpensia Resort since December.
| 2011-02-16 16:46
Gwangju's popular Alleyway restaurant resurrects
Chun Woo-won apologizes to Gwangju victims, calls grandfather 'criminal'
[INTERVIEW] North Korean defectors bear brunt of remittance scams
Koreans warned against making inappropriate videos in Thailand
Ambassador offers taste of Ghana to Korea
Korea ready to greet BIE inspection team
Gimpo airport to launch care service for dogs
Yoon gov't disputes Japanese media's claims about summit
Mirae Asset, SK Telecom team up for security token business
Euromoney recognizes Hana as best Korean bank
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