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Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

Olympics Pyeongchang 2018 President Resigns

The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said Tuesday.

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FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. Kim has resigned, saying new leadership is needed to complete preparations for the games. A former provincial governor, Kim was elected president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee (POCOG) in late 2011 after Pyeongchang won the right to host the Winter Olympics for the first time in South Korea. He was re-elected last year for another two-year term.

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