This year, Winter Olympic games returning Asia after 20 years wait since Japan hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano and TRT World will be reporting from the ground with a special episode of the show Beyond the Game.

  • This year, Winter Olympic games returning Asia after 20 years wait since Japan hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano and TRT World will be reporting from the ground with a special episode of the show Beyond the Game.
  • TRT World will be airing exclusive interviews and specials from Pyeongchang, South Korea.

This year the Winter Olympic games will be held in Pyeongchang during 9-25 February 2018, which is considered as a significant display of unity between North Korea and South Korea as they will come together under one banner for the event.

TRT World has sent its news reporters and associates from sports team to broadcast exclusive interviews from the Winter Olympics. Turkey will be competing in ski jumping, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and figure skating categories at the   PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. TRT World’s correspondent Lance Santos will be interviewing Özlem Çarıkçıoğlu competing in alpine skiing and Alper Uçar from the ice dance pair from the figure skating.

We will be reporting from the ground and attending a United Nations tour of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) which sits less than 100kms from the Winter Olympics facilities of PyeongChang. 

TRT World’s coverage begins with exclusive on-the-ground reporting from this restricted area and continues with original stories and videos. Audiences will be able to watch the special episode of “Beyond The Game” on Friday, 9th February at 16:30 GMT.

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