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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.

Voting process of the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 2022

2015-07-31 16:09

The cities of Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Beijing, People's Republic of China, are bidding to host the Olympic Winter Games 2022.

Vote on Winter Games host a 'first' and a 'last'

2015-07-31 08:15

The IOC acknowledges that outside of the Games time it must respect the laws of sovereign states. It is not a world government.

All-star group assembled for final IOC bid presentation

2015-07-31 07:12

An all-star team of presenters has been assembled to help Beijing make a final demonstration of its readiness to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and show the world its capacity to stage the winter sports gala.

Beijing's bid to host 2022 Winter Olympics enters final lap

2015-07-30 17:20

Beijing is ready to show the world why the 2008 Summer Olympics host city is capable of staging another Olympics at Friday's final presentation.

Almaty 2022 Winter Olympic bid at a glance

2015-07-30 17:12

Almaty, former capital of the ex-Soviet Republic in central Asia, is making its second Olympic bid, but this is the first time it has reached the final stage.

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic bid at a glance

2015-07-30 17:01

The International Olympic Committee will vote Friday on the host city for the 2022 Winter Games, choosing between Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Last pitch for 2022 Winter Games candidates

2015-07-30 16:20

Schedule for the last day of presentations of the host cities of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

China approves renewable energy zone in candidate city

2015-07-30 10:25

The State Council has given the green-light for the creation of a renewable energy zone in the city of Zhangjiakou, which is part of the Beijing bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Winter-sport plan unveiled

2015-07-30 07:57

China's sports governing body has announced a $30 million program to develop the country's less-popular winter events.

IOC president cites 2020 Agenda in framing Beijing's frugal budget

2015-07-29 20:11

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach highlighted the positive influence of the Olympic 2020 Agenda on Beijing taking a more frugal approach in its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Marginal winter sports to get $30m injection

2015-07-29 19:45

China's sports governing body plans to prioritize the development of less-popular winter events through a $30 million investment project.

Chinese hockey star thrilled to speak out for Beijing

2015-07-29 18:31

Song Andong, the first Chinese-born player to be drafted by the National Hockey League, is excited to have been involved in supporting Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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