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Pyeongchang says it will be ready for 2018 Winter Olympics
Pyeongchang says it will be ready for 2018 Winter Olympics

Organizers for the 2018 Winter Olympics have broken ground on a $125-million speed-skating rink and say they are on track to complete all six of their new venues by early 2017. In addition to the facilities under construction, South Korea will make use of four existing and three refurbished sites. "All our competition venue preparations are in full swing and I am confident that there is good momentum in our progress," Cho Yang-ho, president of the organizing committee, said on Wednesday. The announcement from Pyeongchang comes a day after other significant developments on the Olympic scene. Stockholm officials, who withdrew their bid for the 2022 Winter Games earlier this...

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