Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Fri Feb 10, 2017 | 8:51pm GMT

Countdown to PyeongChang Olympics

An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is illuminated during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is illuminated during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kim...more

An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is illuminated during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
1 / 15
The mascot for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Soohorang is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The mascot for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Soohorang is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The mascot for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Soohorang is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
2 / 15
The Alpensia Resort Park, the venue for the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) and Main Press Centre (MPC) of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Resort Park, the venue for the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) and Main Press Centre (MPC) of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Resort Park, the venue for the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) and Main Press Centre (MPC) of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
3 / 15
A man takes a selfie in front of an ice sculpture of the mascots for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A man takes a selfie in front of an ice sculpture of the mascots for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A man takes a selfie in front of an ice sculpture of the mascots for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
4 / 15
The Olympic Plaza, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic Plaza, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic Plaza, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
5 / 15
An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

An ice sculpture of the Olympic rings is seen during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival, near the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
6 / 15
The mascot for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Bandabi rests during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The mascot for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Bandabi rests during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The mascot for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Bandabi rests during the Pyeongchang Winter Festival. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
7 / 15
The Olympic Plaza, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic Plaza, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic Plaza, the venue for the opening and closing ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
8 / 15
The Olympic village is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic village is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic village is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
9 / 15
The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
10 / 15
The Alpensia Sliding Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Sliding Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Sliding Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
11 / 15
The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
12 / 15
The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre is seen in Pyeongchang. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
13 / 15
The Olympic village is seen in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 10, 2017.  REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic village is seen in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

The Olympic village is seen in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
14 / 15
People walk past the Olympic rings in Gangneung, South Korea February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

People walk past the Olympic rings in Gangneung, South Korea February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

People walk past the Olympic rings in Gangneung, South Korea February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Close
15 / 15

Next Slideshows

Ice Canoe racing

Participants race their canoes across the partially frozen St. Lawrence River in Quebec City during the Quebec Winter Carnival.

06 Feb 2017

Super Bowl LI: Falcons vs Patriots

The Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots in Houston.

06 Feb 2017

Best of the Australian Open

The winners and losers at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year.

30 Jan 2017

Djokovic's eliminated in stunning upset

Novak Djokovic's bid for a record seventh Australian Open title came to a stunning end after being upset by world number 117 Denis Istomin.

20 Jan 2017

MORE IN PICTURES

Rohingya flee Myanmar violence

Rohingya flee Myanmar violence

Violence in Myanmar that began last month has forced more than 480,000 Rohingya to seek refuge in Bangladesh.

Mexico's desperate search for survivors

Mexico's desperate search for survivors

One week after an earthquake killed more than 300 people and damaged more than 11,000 homes, rescuers continue hand-picking through the debris.

At the epicenter of Mexico's earthquake

At the epicenter of Mexico's earthquake

Picking up the pieces in San Juan Pilcaya and Axochiapan, two towns near the epicenter of last week's devastating earthquake in central Mexico.

St. Croix damage from above

St. Croix damage from above

Aerial photos of the destruction to St. Croix following Hurricane Maria.

Athletes protest racial injustice

Athletes protest racial injustice

Athletes stage on-field protests against police brutality and racial injustice, as President Donald Trump called for owners to fire those who refuse to stand during the anthem.

Editors Choice Pictures

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Puerto Rico in the dark

Puerto Rico in the dark

Much of the island is still without electricity five days after Maria struck with ferocious winds and torrential rains.

Rio de Janeiro's drug war

Rio de Janeiro's drug war

Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers pour into Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum in a bid to help quell drug-related violence.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast