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Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics. Don’t miss any of the action when the XXII Winter Olympics get underway in PyeongChang, South Korea this week. Follow along with the 2018 Winter Olympics with this guide to all of the news, gossip, events, and medal winners.
When does the 2018 Winter Olympics begin?
Competition for the Games begins Feb. 8, and opening ceremonies will be held the next day.
Closing ceremonies will take place Feb. 25.
Which city is hosting?
Pyeongchang will host the 23rd Olympic Winter Games. The South Korean city won the right to hold the Games after two previously unsuccessful attempts, this time beating top bids from Annecy, France, and Munich, Germany.
Pyeongchang is located some 80 miles east of the country’s capital, Seoul, and about 60 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone dividing North Korea and South Korea.
Opening and closing ceremonies will occur at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, a temporary venue that can seat 35,000 spectators. All competition venues are located within 30 minutes driving distance from the stadium.
The Pyeongchang Olympic village will house up to 3,894 athletes and team officials during the 2018 Winter Games, while a second village in Gangneung will accommodate more than 2,900 personnel.
It’s the second time the Olympics will be held in South Korea; Seoul was the host city for the Summer Olympics in 1988.
The first Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
How can you watch?
Those in the United Kingdom can watch the Games via BBC on television and online. Check ABCNews.com for updates.
What are the events?
The 2018 Winter Olympics will feature 102 events in 15 sport disciplines. The sports include bobsleigh, curling, figure skating, luge, snowboard and ski jumping.
The International Olympic Committee added some new events for the 2018 Winter Olympics: big air snowboarding, freestyle skiing, mass start speed skating and mixed doubles curling.