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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.

Olympic mascot a mom for first time as pandas deliver four cubs

2015-08-03 16:56

Four male panda cubs are born to two mothers at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu on Sunday.

Vice-Premier leads Games bidders back from Kuala Lumpur

2015-08-02 20:37

Vice-Premier Liu Yandong led the Beijing Winter Olympic Games bid team back home from Kuala Lumpur Sunday afeternoon after the Chinese capital was awarded the 2022 Winter Games.

President Xi extends appreciation to IOC for trust and support

2015-08-01 07:25

President Xi Jinping sent a letter of appreciation to International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Friday evening, expressing thanks to the IOC for its trust and support in selecting Beijing, together with Zhangjiakou, as the host of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Hockey star keeps world's focus here

2015-08-01 07:25

Competing in the Olympic Games at home is no doubt a unique experience, once in a lifetime, appealing to any athlete around the world.

Games bring hope to hosts

2015-08-01 07:25

Winning the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games means there will be more travelers and skiers in Chongli county, which the locals expect will boost the business of guesthouses.

What they say

2015-08-01 07:25

"Beijing has won the chance to host the Winter Olympic Games. That's because we trust the capacity of the Chinese people."

Winter Olympics shines light on obscure county

2015-07-31 22:34

A small county resting by the Great Wall and snow-capped mountain ridges in winter time, Chongli is suddenly under the global spotlight.

Remarkable day for Beijing and the Olympic movement: Mayor

2015-07-31 22:08

Wang Anshun, Mayor of Beijing promised to deliver a successful Winter Olympic Games after Beijing won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Chinese enjoy winning moment for Beijing

2015-07-31 19:02

Members of the Beijing delegation celebrate after Beijing was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, defeating Almaty in the final round of voting, during the 128th IOC session in Kuala Lumpur, July 31, 2015.

What Beijing can expect from Winter Games

2015-07-31 17:58

Nothing would have made me happier than knowing the International Olympic Committee has awarded the 2022 Winter Olympic Games to Beijing at its 128th session in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

Beijing makes it, again!

2015-07-31 17:55

Beijing has become the first city to host both Summer and Winter Olympics Games after beating Almaty to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Beijing 2022 bid team confident ahead of IOC vote

2015-07-31 16:31

The Beijing 2022 Bid team exuded with confidence about winning the right to host the Winter Games following their presentation to members of the International Olympic Committee Friday morning.

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