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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

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

Watch stunning drone footage of the sites and venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea set to begin one year from today, here's a look at some of the sites and venues of the Games.  Follow BI Video: On Twitter.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2017

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

Here"s a look at North Korea"s first musical performance in South Korea in 12 years

Jae C. Hong/AP As North Koreans arrived in South Korea ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, one particular group.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2018

The Corporate Giant Lurking Behind the Winter Olympics

Lee Kun-hee, Samsung’s chairman and an Olympics bigwig, got out of prison just in time to launch a global lobbying campaign to secure the 2018 Winter Games for South Korea. The company is now ubiquitous......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 8th, 2018

How to Watch the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on TV and Online

The Olympics opening ceremony kicks off on Friday. This week finally marks the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics, which kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea on Friday, Februa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 8th, 2018

A Corporate Giant Is Intertwined With the Winter Olympics Like Never Before

Samsung’s chairman and an Olympics bigwig, Lee Kun-hee, got out of prison just in time to launch a global lobbying campaign to secure the 2018 Winter Games for South Korea. The company is now ubiquitous......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 8th, 2018

Buy South Korea ETF (EWY) On Olympics?

Today – within moments of when you received this email – the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea will start. And – like with most anything – there’s a stock market angle for that. The Olympics can fuel.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 7th, 2018

We"re all pronouncing Pyeongchang wrong — here"s the right way to say it

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 7th, 2018

Will the $13 billion Winter Olympics pay off for South Korea?

Host cities hope the Olympics bring a huge boost in tourism, but it often comes at a high price. The Sou.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 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 Olym.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 5th, 2018