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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.

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.

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.

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