Your Essential Guide To The Winter Olympics 2018
The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will be held in PyeongChang, Gangneung, Jeongseon South Korea, for 17 days from the 9 to the 25 February 2018. The voting to select the winning city took place on 6 July 2011, it was there that South Korea, was selected as the location for the 2018 Olympic Games.
This means that The Olympic Winter Games will be held in this country for the first time in 30 years after the Seoul Olympic Games in 1988.
PyeongChang will be the hosting for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and most snow sports.
Alpine speed events will take place in Jeongseon,
and all ice sports will be competed in the coastal city of Gangneung.
The official mascots for the Games are Soohorang and Bandabi, a white tiger and Asiatic black bear respectively.
Ticket prices were announced in April 2016 and went on sale in October 2016, ranging from approximately $17 to $776 to sport events and for the opening and closing ceremonies range from $190to $1293.
More than 80 countries will be participating in this event, and there are 15 different sport competitions in this event.
Betting on the Winter Olympics 2018
You have plenty of time to place your bets on the winter olympics, and several bookies such as William Hill or Unibet are already offering bets such as which country will win the most gold medals.
As the events approach we’ll be sure to provide more frequent previews and predictions.