Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge (right) meets with former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee (centre) in 2011 in Durban, South Africa, ahead the opening ceremony for the 123rd IOC session to decide the host city for the 2018 Olympics Winter Games. Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South Korea. Photo: AP

Samsung denies lobbying for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Media report claims Samsung launched illicit lobbying to help bring the Games to South Korea

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

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Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge (right) meets with former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee (centre) in 2011 in Durban, South Africa, ahead the opening ceremony for the 123rd IOC session to decide the host city for the 2018 Olympics Winter Games. Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South Korea. Photo: AP
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