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Pyeongchang to host 2018 Games

Updated: July 6, 2011, 5:24 PM ET
Associated Press

DURBAN, South Africa -- The victory margin was massive and the message loud and clear: Persistence paid off for South Korea in its third consecutive bid for the Winter Olympics.

After two stinging defeats in a decade of trying, the South Korean city of Pyeongchang finally won its Olympic prize Wednesday, burying two European rivals in a landslide vote for the 2018 Winter Games and bringing them back to the lucrative Asian market.

"We are grateful to people who persevere and are patient, ...

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