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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.

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The US Olympic Committee on Monday rescinded Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after the mayor said his city's taxpayers could not afford to host the large-scale event.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

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.

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