Preparation of test events for the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics are proceeding as planned, organisers said on Tuesday, dismissing concerns by ski chief Gian-Franco Kasper that some of them would not take place. "POCOG (organising committee) is continuing with preparations for the scheduled test events beginning in 2016 as planned, in close cooperation with the central government and Gangwon province." organisers said in an e-mailed statement to Reuters. "Both have committed their full support to ensure all venues will be ready on time." International Ski Federation (FIS) president Kasper told Reuters on Monday it is "almost impossible" that ski and snowboard test events scheduled for next year will go ahead. Click here to read full news..