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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)

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

Take Another Look

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village. Full Story.

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.

 


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