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Where are the 2018 Winter Olympics being held?

FanSided - ‎10 hours ago‎
That means in 2018, there will not only be World Cup soccer, but also another Winter Olympics. The latest host for this edition of the Winter Olympic Games will be Pyeongchang, South Korea. Pyeongchang edged out other potential hosts including Annecy, ...
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Cookies on the BBC website

BBC News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Russia operated a state-sponsored doping programme for four years across the "vast majority" of summer and winter Olympic sports, claims a new report. ... Russian government officials should also be banned from this summer's Games, it said.

penda's bridge for 2022 beijing winter olympics sculpted with double-helix arches

Designboom (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
the construction is scheduled to coincide with the olympic winter games in 2022, the english translation of penda's bridge is 3 mountains (三⼭山) and describes the form of the bridge seen from the side with its 3 arches connecting to its undulating ...

15 reasons Summer Olympics are better than Winter Olympics

FanSided - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The debate over which Olympics is better has been going on for a long time, so we decided to look at 15 reasons why the Summer Olympics are better than Winter. The Olympic Games began back in Olympia, Greece, as games were held every four years in ...

Switzerland advances 2026 Winter Olympic bid with latest workshop - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
An "Olympic Winter Games 2026 Graubünden and partners" attempt has also been launched along with a "Central Switzerland 2026" bid.
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Pyeongchang 2018 begin mascot tour to spread enthusiasm ahead of Winter Olympics and Paralympics - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Pyeongchang 2018 has begun a nationwide mascot promotion tour where white tiger “Soohorang” and Asiatic black bear “Bandabi” will travel the country in order to generate enthusiasm in South Korea for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The two ...
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Move over Swim Trials, Omaha to host Curling Trials for 2018 Winter Olympics

WOWT - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Omaha has hosted the past three USA Olympic Swimming Trials prior to the summer games. “Omaha has been the first stop for many world-class athletes on their way to the Olympic Games and we are grateful the University of Nebraska Omaha will be a part ...

Potential Swiss bid for 2026 Winter Olympics has public backing, survey claims - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Different parts of the country are represented within the five bids, including a joint effort by western French-speaking cantons entitle "Swiss Made Winter Games". An "Olympic Winter Games 2026 Graubünden and partners" attempt has also been launched ...
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USSA official predicts economic boom for Pyeongchang after 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) chief executive Tiger Shaw has predicted Pyeongchang will enjoy a similar economic boom after it has hosted the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to those experienced by American cities ...

Full Scale of Olympic Financial Disasters Revealed

MIT Technology Review - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Today that changes thanks to the work of Bent Flyvbjerg, Allison Stewart, and Alexander Budzier from the University of Oxford in the U.K.
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WADA report on 2014 Winter Olympics to be released on July 18

Sportskeeda - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Montreal, July 12 (IANS) A report on the results of the probe into doping abuse at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi made by the Independent Commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be published on July 18.
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Pyeongchang 2018 House in Rio previews Winter Games

Olympics - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Using the latest information and communications technologies, the PyeongChang 2018 House will create a unique environment where visitors can learn about Olympic winter sports and experience ski jumping with help from a four dimensional virtual reality ...

Ambitious Tonga setting Winter Olympic sights high

ABC Online - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Two years ago Tonga entered the Winter Olympics for the first time, with luger Bruno Banani flying the flag, and now they have a team of European based, Tongan-born skiiers in training for the next winter games in South Korea in 2018. For a country ...

30 most inspiring moments in Olympics history

FanSided - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Every couple years, the world unites for the greatest athletic event known to mankind: the Olympic Games. Whether it's the Summer Olympics or the Winter Olympics, the world's best athletes unite for two weeks and represent their respective countries.
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Where Are The 2018 Olympics? Rio Is Far, Far Away From The Upcoming Winter Games

Bustle - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
With all of this Summer Olympics chatter, one may start to drift off and wonder about the next Winter Olympics - because, honestly, summer sports aren't for everyone.

Do you have what it takes to be the next Winter Olympics champion? - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The EIS worked with 86 per cent of the GB athletes who won medals at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Launched this week at the Lee Valley VeloPark, the #DiscoverYour Gold campaign will identify talented young athletes who could be ...

Countries of convenience not uncommon in Olympics

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Hyun-soo won three Olympic gold medals and a bronze at the 2006 Turin Winter Games. He and his South Korean team had a falling out in 2010 after he was left off the team because of injury.
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Rio 2016: IOC to 'explore legal options' to banning Russia's participation at Olympic Games

The National - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
BERN // Russia's participation in the Rio Olympics remained in the balance on Tuesday after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would “explore legal options" for banning the country from the Games.

Jamaican bobsled helmet used in 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics on auction block

Calgary Sun - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
A scratched-up yellow helmet, once worn by a member of the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics Jamaican bobsled team, is among the memorabilia being auctioned off this week by an American auction house.