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Another Road Block
Head of organizing committee for 2018 Winter Games resigns

Pyeongchang Olympic Bid (Photo: Canadian Press)

The head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang resigned Monday, saying new leadership and a "stronger system" is needed to complete preparations for the games. Former provincial governor Kim Jin-sun was elected president of the organizing committee in late 2011 after Pyeongchang won the right to host the first Winter Olympics in South Korea. Full Story.(Photo: Canadian Press)

Alex Bilodeau Mikael Kingsbury (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Moving On

The likes of Justine Dufour-Lapointe, Dara Howell and Mikael Kingsbury will be there, but there was one glaring absence on the squad unveiled Wednesday. Two-time Olympic moguls gold medallist Alex Bilodeau retired after the last World Cup season, leaving a big hole on the team as it begins the long road to the 2018 Games in South Korea. Full Story.

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics (Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Final Three

Left with little choice after the withdrawal of three contenders, the International Olympic Committee retained the three remaining cities Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games. Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing, and Oslo made the list of finalists, as had been expected. Full Story.

 


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