What you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are actually taking place in a place where it’s winter for once. Emmet Ryan on what to watch out for in Pyeongchang 2018

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
9th February, 2018
US skier Mikaela Shiffrin could steal the show. Pic: Getty

The poor folks of Pyeongchang are really working hard to make sure y’all know it’s not Pyongyang. The South Korean city is host to this year’s Winter Olympics, kicking off today, whereas Pyongang is the capital of North Korea. Such is the confusion that city officials have taken to capitalising the middle c to read PyeongChang.

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