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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.

China's winter sports stars

2015-05-29 07:49

Wu Dajing

Ice hockey gains younger players

2015-05-29 07:49

Thanks to the promotion of winter sports inspired by Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, youth participation in ice hockey has soared in recent years and the boom bodes well for the future of the niche sport.

Bronze medals for skaters' comeback pair performance

2015-05-29 07:49

In 2007, when Sui Wenjing and Han Cong first teamed up as pair figure skaters, Pang Qing and Tong Jian finished second in the pairs competition at their ninth World Championships.

Air quality improved in Beijing ahead of Olympic vote

2015-05-22 16:27

Beijing's air quality has been improved as the vote to decide 2022 Winter Olympics host is less than three months away.

Olympic rings lightens Rio's night

2015-05-21 15:07

The most iconic symbol of the Olympic Games is decorating the host city for the 2016 Games as Rio's City Hall installed giant Olympic Rings in Madureira Park in Rio De Janeiro on Wednesday.

Snow in May a Winter Olympics reminder

2015-05-11 07:42

There was unseasonal snowfall in Chongli and Beijing on Friday, even though Beijing's average temperature in May is between 14 and 26 C.

Rio 2016 reveals Paralympic torch relay details

2015-04-28 11:01

The Rio 2016 Paralympic torch relay will take place in all five regions of Brazil over seven days, organizers announced on Monday.

Beijing accelerates air pollution control for Olympics expectation

2015-04-22 16:27

Beijing accelerates its fight against air pollution as it ticks to 100-day countdown of the 2022 Winter Olympics city-deciding vote.

Winter Games bid gets boost from snowmobiling event

2015-04-15 17:29

Snowmobiling is playing an active role in popularizing winter sports in China with a major event to be staged next week.

Chinese more rational toward Olympic golds: survey

2015-04-10 11:26

An online survey conducted by China Youth Daily shows nearly 95% of Chinese can accept China gets fewer golds in the medal tally during future Olympics.

Rio 2016 unveils Olympic IT lab

2015-04-09 09:36

Local organizers on Wednesday unveiled a laboratory that will test equipment used to beam real-time information during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Organizers welcome Liu Xiang to join in Rio Olympics as a fan

2015-04-08 10:24

The organizers of the 2016 Olympic Games welcomed Liu Xiang to come to Rio de Janeiro and to enjoy the Games as a fan after the Chinese Olympic hurdles gold medalist announced retirement on Tuesday.

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