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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.

He's looking for happy landings

2015-12-08 08:02

Falling helps make China's leading snowboard daredevil, He Wei, more determined to reach the pinnacle of his extreme sport.

Looking good on the slopes

2015-12-04 07:35

As Beijing looks ahead to the Winter Olympics in 2022, global brands are already gearing up to make Chinese winter sports fans look trendy.

Hamburg 2024 Games bid collapses in referendum defeat

2015-11-30 11:47

Hamburg residents rejected the German port city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics in a public referendum on Sunday.

First 50,000 volunteers for Rio announced, China 5th largest election

2015-11-27 17:29

The first 50,000 volunteers have been chosen to work at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games while the United States, Britain, Russia and China lead non-Brazilians selected.

Russia accept full suspension from athletics over doping: IAAF

2015-11-27 11:05

Russia have accepted the full suspension from athletics over widespread doping without requesting a hearing, announced the sport's world governing body IAAF.

Russia promises Athletics Federation reform to ensure participation in 2016 Olympic

2015-11-17 11:01

Russian Olympic Committee said that the structure of the country's Athletics Federation would be reformed as soon as possible.

WADA report 'biased' against Russia: Russian Foreign Ministry

2015-11-13 10:31

The report of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) alleging widespread doping and corruption in Russian athletics appears biased against Russia, the country's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

IOC make their first Beijing visit since awarding 2022 Winter Olympic Games

2015-11-03 14:37

The tour is designed to allow the local organizers to get off to the best possible start on their journey leading to the Winter Olympic

Teen golfer wins Olympic prize par excellence

2015-11-02 19:24

Wen Haoran, 12, a Shenzhen native, won two tickets to attend the final of the golf competition at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, according to the event's organizers.

Top archers hail Rio 2016 test event

2015-09-24 11:35

The world's top archers on Wednesday hailed the Rio 2016 archery test event, which was dominated by China and South Korea.

Rio begins search for Olympic torch bearers

2015-09-23 09:37

Rio 2016 organizers on Tuesday launched a campaign to select members of the general public to carry the Olympic torch.

IOC announces five cities bid for 2024 summer Olympic

2015-09-17 09:27

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday announced five cities will compete to host the Olympic Games 2024 after submitting their applications to the IOC by Tuesday midnight deadline.

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