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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.

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.

China Rio bound after volleyball World Cup title

2015-09-07 09:07

The Chinese women's volleyball team regained its mojo by outperforming host Japan to win the FIVB World Cup and qualify for the Rio Olympics next year.

Los Angeles named US bid candidate for 2024 Olympic Games

2015-09-02 10:40

Los Angeles was officially selected on Tuesday as the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after Boston pulled out of the race in July, the US Olympic Committee said.

Tokyo ditches Olympic logo amid new plagiarism allegation

2015-09-02 07:18

Olympic organizers scrap the logo for the 2020 Games after charges that its Japanese designer might have used copied the design.

2016 Rio Olympics merchandise to go on sale in China

2015-08-31 11:05

The Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) launched the sale of 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics' merchandise in Chinese markets on Sunday, providing Chinese fans unique licensed products for next year's Summer Olympics.

Palace Museum opens Olympic Park exhibit

2015-08-12 07:50

The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, houses 1.8 million cultural relics, but only a fraction of these are displayed to public.

Water Cube to be transformed for events on ice

2015-08-11 07:57

Preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics will see the iconic Water Cube transformed into an "ice cube" as organizers ready it to host curling and skating events, the venue operator said on Monday.

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