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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.

Xi pushes sports development to achieve Chinese dream

2017-08-27 20:10

President Xi Jinping is arguably the most well-known sports fan in China.

Chinese president meets president of Olympic Council of Asia

2017-08-27 19:12

President Xi Jinping met with Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) here on Sunday.

Paris 2024 Olympics nearly assured as Los Angeles agrees to 2028 Games

2017-08-01 09:26

Paris moved within a hair's breadth on Monday of formally being chosen to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after rival candidate city Los Angeles agreed to accept the consolation prize of the 2028 Games in a rare two-way contest between the cities.

Zhang Haidi vying for top IPC post

2017-07-12 16:08

Chinese writer and head of National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Zhang Haidi has published her manifesto for president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after being nominated for the top post in June.

Los Angeles hails IOC's decision to award Olympic Games 2-in-1

2017-07-12 09:14

Los Angeles Mayor, LA 2024 Bid Committee and local press hailed Tuesday as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to simultaneously award the 2024 and 2028 games, paving the way for the Olympics to return to Paris and Los Angeles.

IOC to pick Los Angeles, Paris for 2024 or 2028 Olympics

2017-07-12 07:13

Finally, Los Angeles and Paris have their Olympic hosting destiny in their own hands.

Paris 2024 bid 'absolutely delighted' with IOC Evaluation Commission report

2017-07-06 10:48

The Paris 2024 bid committee said they felt "absolutely delighted" with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission's report published on Wednesday, more than two months ahead of the final vote for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games' host city.

Intel would like to work with Alibaba on Olympics

2017-06-22 11:11

An Intel executive said that the company hopes to collaborate with Alibaba for upcoming Olympic Games after it was announced that the American tech giant signed a seven-year deal with the Olympics to develop technology solutions.

Macron throws his weight behind Paris 2024 bid

2017-05-17 10:26

French president Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday added more support for Paris 2024 by planning to defend the French Olympic bid at a final presentation by candidate cities in July.

IOC sets up group to look at double 2024-2028 Olympic picks

2017-03-17 15:02

IOC President Thomas Bach says "all options are on the table" to award an Olympics to both Los Angeles and Paris.

Hungary withdraws candidacy from 2024 Olympic Games

2017-02-24 09:01

The Hungarian government announced a decision Wednesday evening on a proposal to withdraw the candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games in Budapest, addressed to both the Budapest City Hall and the National Olympic Committee.

France hopes China cooperation will help Olympic bid

2017-02-17 15:37

France is hoping to boost its chances of winning the right to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games by cooperating with China, the host of the Winter Olympics in 2022.

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