Residents of Pyeongchang celebrate after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided for Pyeongchang to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. The IOC expressed strong support for the Games despite tensions with North Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE

IOC gives strong backing for 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea despite tensions with North Korea

Games will be staged just 80km from heavily guarded border which separates the two nations

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

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Residents of Pyeongchang celebrate after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided for Pyeongchang to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. The IOC expressed strong support for the Games despite tensions with North Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE
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