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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.

Beijing promises better air quality and enough snow for Winter Games

2015-07-29 12:14

Beijing's 2022 Winter Games bid official gave solution to air quality and snow conditions on Tuesday as the city is at the final race to the bid.

Chinese athletes back Beijing's bid to host Winter Olympics

2015-07-29 12:10

Hosting Winter Olympic Games is a pragmatic goal for every athlete. July 31, 2015 is a day that all expect.

As selection day nears, Beijing says commutes, snow pose no problem

2015-07-29 11:22

With the selection of the 2022 Winter Olympics' host city around the corner, Beijing has eased concerns about transportation as well as the lack of natural snowfall at its proposed venues, promising a successful Games.

Beijing 2022 powered by athletes and designed for athletes

2015-07-28 21:35

A number of Olympians and Paralympians who hold the role of Beijing 2022 Ambassadors have gathered in Kuala Lumpur to show their support for Beijing's bid in the final days of its campaign to win the right to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Nonstop train to link Olympic villages

2015-07-28 17:51

The high-speed train journey will be nonstop and will take 52.5 minutes to travel between Beijing and Zhangjiakou Olympic villages.

Bach: Facilities and sustainability key to winning 2022 bid

2015-07-28 16:24

The vote to determine which city will host the 2022 Winter Olympics will come down to the quality of sports facilities for athletes and sustainability, said IOC president Thomas Bach Monday.

Snow will be no problem, claims Beijing's Winter Games bid team

2015-07-28 15:51

Snow won't be a problem for Beijing and co-bidder Zhangjiakou if they are awarded the right to host the 2022 Winter Games, says a bid official.

US drops Boston's embattled bid to host 2024 Olympic Games

2015-07-28 14:20

The US Olympic Committee on Monday rescinded Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after the mayor said his city's taxpayers could not afford to host the large-scale event.

Hosting Winter Paralympics promotes China's sports of disabled people

2015-07-28 11:53

Hosting the 2022 Winter Paralympics would promote the development of China's sports of disabled people, said Zhang Haidi, vice president of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee here on Monday.

Beijing, a safe chocie for 2022 Games

2015-07-28 11:52

Seven years ago, China was putting the finishing touches on what was to become one of the most memorable Games ever. The 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing has left a far-reaching legacy to Beijing and China at large and the impetus given by the Games to the city's and broader China's development is still tangible.

Key events during Beijing's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

2015-07-28 00:31

Following is backgrounder on key events in Beijing's bid against Almaty, Kazakhstan, for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

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