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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 2022 bid a huge boost to winter sports in China

2015-07-28 00:25

The bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics has offered China a precious chance to encourage more people to participate in ice and snow events.

Highlights from Day 1 of Special Olympics

2015-07-27 23:42

The first day of competitions in the Special Olympics World Games saw Chinese athletes won three gold medals and one silver medal.

Cheers for Beijing's Winter Olympics bid as decision day nears

2015-07-27 18:58

Cheers for Beijing's Winter Olympics bid as decision day nears

Beijing 2022 will usher in 'new era' of figure skating culture in China

2015-07-27 11:20

To deliver Beijing 2022's pledge to host an athlete-centered Games, China's top winter Olympic athletes have played a key role in designing an Olympic and Paralympic Winter bid that prioritizes the athlete experience.

Chinese athletes set to break new ice

2015-07-27 07:58

Although not yet a world powerhouse in winter sports, China has achieved major breakthroughs in major competitions on ice and snow, and aims to develop more balanced strengths in winter sports with a promising group of young athletes.

Public warming to winter competitions

2015-07-27 07:58

Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics has driven public enthusiasm for winter sports to new heights.

Olympic bid panel cites city's merits

2015-07-27 06:48

The host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics will be decided at the 128th International Olympic Committee session in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

Toronto will bid for 2024 Olympics; joins 5 others

2015-07-26 20:42

The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee says Toronto will bid for the 2024 Olympics, joining a crowded field that already includes five cities.

Beijing 2022 bid delegation arrive in Kuala Lumpur

2015-07-25 21:42

The delegation of the Beijing 2022 bidding committee has arrived Saturday afternoon in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, where the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games will be unveiled on July 31.

Venues of Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid

2015-07-23 15:01

Twelve venues will be used as competition sites if Beijing wins the 2022 Winter Olympics bid.

A look back at picturesque host cities of the Winter Olympics

2015-07-23 11:06

Beijing is vying with Almaty, Kazakhstan, to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote for the winning host at the 128th IOC Session on July 31 in Kuala Lumpur. Previous hosts have something in common – stunning views have helped them to win.

Plan for sustainable post-Olympics venue use

2015-07-20 08:28

The Beijing 2022 bid committee remains confident that its plan to host the Winter Olympics in three zones will benefit post-event venue use while promoting winter sports in a larger area.

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