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Rio Olympic Village opens its gate

The brand new complex of residential towers are where nearly 11,000 athletes and some 6,000 coaches and other handlers will sleep, eat and train during the upcoming games, that will kickoff on Aug 5.

More Russians rush to appeal Rio suspensions

2016-08-02 08:01

Yulia Efimova on Sunday became the third Russian swimmer to challenge her Rio Olympics ban as the International Olympic Committee rejected blame for the Russia doping crisis.

Chinese pedicab rider tours Olympics

2016-08-01 15:39

Chen Guanming shows how he turns his pedicab into a tent on July 31.

China's professional athletes who served in military

2016-08-01 15:19

Many excellent Chinese athletes have served in the military, such as the well-known Lin Dan and Wang Zhizhi.

Chinese men's 4x100m sprinting team ready to make history in Rio

2016-08-01 13:55

After 45 days of closed training in the United States, the Chinese men's 4x100m relay teams arrived in Rio De Janeiro on Sunday aiming to make history by entering the final at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Giant graffiti painting greets Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil

2016-08-01 11:10

Giant graffiti painting greets Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil

Zika will not be issue at Rio Olympics

2016-08-01 10:32

The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is low and has been overcome, health officials in Brazil said on Sunday.

Bach rejects blame on IOC decision on Russia doping

2016-08-01 09:08

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach defended the decision not to ban Russia from the Olympic Games on Sunday.

As rio heats up, beijing prepares to cool down

2016-08-01 07:51

As Rio de Janeiro prepares for the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics in just five days, Beijing is looking ahead and laying the groundwork for the 2022 Winter Olympics by drafting preparatory guidelines for the coming six years.

Participant numbers continue to rise

2016-08-01 07:51

Until last year, few people in China had ever used a bobsleigh, and the vast majority still cannot tell the difference between it and the skeleton.

What they say

2016-08-01 07:51

On the promotion of public participation in winter sports:

Chongli determined not to skate on thin ice

2016-08-01 07:51

Chongli, a county in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, has attracted growing attention since Beijing and Zhangjiakou were named as the co-hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympics a year ago.

Russians appeal swimming ban

2016-08-01 07:50

Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev on Saturday launched the first challenge against International Olympic Committee sanctions excluding them from the Rio Olympics.

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