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South Korea spent over $1 billion on these mega-venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics — take a look

Pyeongchang 2018When a city is chosen to host the Olympics, the country's government usually shells out hundreds of millions.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

War tore apart the city that hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics — here"s what the abandoned venues look like today

Dado Ruvic/ReutersOn February 8, the 2018 Winter Olympics will kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The country has devoted over $1 billion toward building gleaming new s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2018

South Korea built a $109 million Olympic stadium just to eventually tear it down

Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski South Korea spent $109 million on the construction of a stadium for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The complex is a temporary arena. After the games end, the city of Pyeongchang will demolish it. Future.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 22nd, 2018

30 eerie pictures that show what happens to Olympic venues after the games end

Buda Mendes/Getty Images The 2018 Winter Olympics are starting on Thursday, February 8th in Pyeongchang, South Korea. After the medals have been awarded and the athletes have all gone home until the next ga.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2018

See South Korea"s 2018 Winter Olympics venues in new photos taken from space

Petros Giannakouris/APThe world is just a month away from the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The winter games are held.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2018

Samsung denies Pyeongchang Olympic lobbying allegation

Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2018

US and South Korea agree on annual military exercise, will be on "the same scale" as previous years

Flickr/Marines The annual U.S.-South Korean military exercises will begin on April 1. The exercises were postponed for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The exercises are expected to be "at a scale similar t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2018

South Korea asks: Were Olympics worth the cost?

South Korea has spent $13 billion hosting the Olympics in Pyeongchang, but experts don't expect a big payoff for that enormous cost......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 25th, 2018

South Korea asks: Were Olympics were the cost?

South Korea has spent $13 billion hosting the Olympics in Pyeongchang, but experts don't expect a big payoff for that enormous cost......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 24th, 2018

A lavish dinner, sports, and diplomacy: Inside Ivanka Trump"s trip to the Winter Olympics

Marianna Massey/GettyIvanka Trump, President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, arrived in South Korea on Friday to meet with the country's president, cheer on American athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics, and lead the US delegation into the c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 24th, 2018

Before the USA Women’s Hockey Team Clinched Gold, They Fought for Equal Pay

Their Olympic victory was perhaps the ultimate payoff. The USA women's hockey team won its first gold medal since 1998 at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 22nd, 2018

Only Russia or Canada Stands in the Way of First U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Gold for 20 Years

The team beat Finland 5-0 to advance to the final of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 19th, 2018

Only Russia or Canada Stand in the Way of First U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Gold for 20 Years

The team beat Finland 5-0 to advance to the final of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 19th, 2018

North Korea Stiffs South With Winter Olympics Hotel Bill Worth Millions

The 2018 games, attended by over 500 North Korean delegates, are especially expensive......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 14th, 2018

This is the full schedule for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Getty Images The 2018 Winter Olympics start on Thursday, February 8 and end on Sunday, February 25. The Olympic Games will be hosted in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Winter Olympic sports include ice hockey, cross-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2018

Postcard for Nashville: A flag, a flame and frozen feet stand out at PyeongChang"s Opening Ceremony

Keith Cawley is the communications manager of Olympics and sports partnerships at Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas Inc. Cawley arrived in South Korea in late January to support the company's efforts around the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic G.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2018

4 in 5 snowboarders crashed due to insane 31 km per hour winds during a dangerous Winter Olympics slopestyle final

Getty Images 4 out of every 5 slopestyle competitors crashed in a dangerous gold medal event at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Many snowboarders in Pyeongchang, South Korea failed to contend with the 31 km/ho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2018

4 in 5 snowboarders crashed due to insane 31 km per hour winds during a "dangerous" Winter Olympics slopestyle final

Getty Images 4 out of every 5 slopestyle competitors crashed in a dangerous gold medal event at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Many snowboarders in Pyeongchang, South Korea failed to contend with the 31 km/ho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2018

What it"s like inside the bitterly cold South Korean city where the Winter Olympics are being held this year

Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters South Korea's Pyeongchang, host city of the 2018 Winter Olympics, will welcome ne.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2018

This map shows every country"s favorite sport in the Winter Olympics

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images The 2018 Winter Olympics started on February 9, in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Google Trends used data from YouTube to determine the most-watched Winter Olympic sport in every c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2018

14 of the most memorable outfits from the Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Matthias Hangst/Getty Images The 2018 Winter Olympics officially kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday.&nb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2018