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Pyeongchang to Remain Lone Host of 2018 Winter Olympics

An official from the International Olympic Committee, or IOC, said today the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang will not be split with another city.

According to the PyeongChang organizing committee, Gunilla Lindberg, head of the IOC’s Coordination Commission on PyeongChang, declared that all scheduled events will be staged in South Korea as originally planned.

The IOC last month passed a reform package dubbed “Olympic Agenda 2020,” which included an option granted to the host city to stage some competitions in different countries to save costs.

PyeongChang has since had to fend off reports that it was being asked to halt construction of a new sliding venue and move bobsleigh and luge competitions to another country.

Source: Busan eFM News


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