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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.

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.

2022 Winter Games bid gets transportation boost

2015-07-20 08:28

Beijing will provide efficient and secure public transport, including exclusive lanes and new highways and high-speed railways, if it wins the bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, bid organizers said.

Japan to thoroughly revise new Olympic stadium building plan

2015-07-17 18:28

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday that his government will revise the building plan of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games thoroughly as its skyrocketing costs has triggered strong public criticism.

State Council removes senior sports official

2015-07-16 14:30

The State Council, China's cabinet, on Thursday said it has removed Xiao Tian from the post of deputy director of China's General Administration of Sport.

Snow not a problem for Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

2015-07-14 09:57

Snow won't be a problem for Beijing and co-bidder Zhangjiakou if they are awarded the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, according to ski industry experts.

Winter Olympics more than a Snow White tale

2015-07-13 11:19

Lack of natural snow is considered as a challenge for Beijing's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, while its sole competitor, Kazakhstan's Almaty, has plenty of natural snow and real winter conditions.

Beijing's 2022 bid is impressive

2015-07-10 10:46

Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is impressive, said organizers for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Thursday.

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