very athlete has a dream
and every dream has a story.
For the stories behind these
athletes who have given their all in
pursuit of the Olympic dream, the
Olympic Channel is on the ground
in all four corners of the earth to
bring you comprehensive coverage
of the “Road to PyeongChang”.
Starting with the Olympic torch
lighting in Olympia (Greece), to the
moment it lights up the Olympic
cauldron to mark the start of the
Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang
2018, you can follow the stories behind
the athletes as they make their way
to the Republic of Korea.
“Through exciting new features,
programming, breaking news and
interactive games, we look forward
to bringing fans stories from around
the world to get them ready for the
upcoming action in PyeongChang,”
says Mark Parkman, General Manager
of the IOC’s global Olympic Channel.
In following the journey of the
Olympic ﬂ ame, the Olympic Channel
features daily highlights and an
interactive map with fun facts and photo
galleries of the Olympic Torch Relay
as it is carried by 7,500 torchbearers
on its way to the Olympic Stadium.
And with some 3,000 athletes
scheduled to compete in 15 disciplines,
fans can log on to the Olympic Channel
to ﬁ nd out who will be competing in
each event as qualiﬁ cation continues.
Viewers can also watch their
favourite winter athletes and sports
in brand new original series from the
Olympic Channel, including the new
virtual reality series “Trending Gold”
featuring the Nigerian bobsleigh team
and Korean short track speed skaters
Kim Ye-jin and Hwang Dae-heon, and
Shaun White in “Legends Live On”.
Want to learn more about winter
sports? The Olympic Channel has got
you covered with exclusive preview
shows and sport guides featuring the
history, rules and highlights for each
winter Olympic discipline.
Not familiar with PyeongChang?
The Olympic Channel can help you
learn about the host city of the
Olympic Winter Games including its
history, people, food and heritage,
and the role it has played in the
development of the Republic of Korea’s
winter sports scene.
From the sports to the athletes,
the Olympic ﬂ ame to the local culture,
don’t miss the road to PyeongChang
on the Olympic Channel! ■
The Olympic Channel is available
worldwide on mobile Apps for
Android and iOS devices and at
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FOR EXCITING NEW FEATURES, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AND INTERACTIVE
GAMES, FOLLOW THE “ROAD TO PYEONGCHANG” ON THE OLYMPIC CHANNEL
BEYOND THE SNOW AND ICE
Play ‘Torch Runner’
and join the
Olympic Torch Relay
The Olympic Channel has
launched a fun new game
in honour of the spirit
of the Olympic Movement.
The retro 8-bit game allows
fans to participate in the
iconic Olympic Torch Relay,
where they must pass
numerous obstacles as
they run through
the streets with the
Olympic ﬂ ame and
attempt to pass the
ﬂ ame with a “kiss”.
Play the game now at
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