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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 deputy sports head under probe

2015-06-25 13:49

Xiao Tian, who led China to its historic Winter Games gold medal at the Salt Lake Olympics in 2002, is under investigation for discipline violations.

'Games will not put pressure on water supplies'

2015-06-25 00:58

Any boost in water consumption resulting from hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics would not affect supplies to homes and businesses in Yanqing county, according to the Beijing authorities.

Forecast: snow, snow and snow

2015-06-25 00:58

Beijing has sufficient natural snowfall to ensure that skiing events in the mountainous venues proposed in the city's 2022 Winter Olympics bid can go off without a hitch, meteorologists have said.

Beijing's mountainous areas 'are perfect' for artificial-snow courses

2015-06-25 00:58

The long ski season and the climate of Chongli county in Zhangjiakou is ideal for high-quality, man-made pistes, has attracted a growing number of international skiers.

Paris fourth entering race for 2024 Olympic Games

2015-06-23 20:52

Paris became the fourth city having confirmed to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games after an official announcement here on Tuesday.

Beijing showcases Olympic exhibits and visions

2015-06-11 09:07

Beijing tried to impress the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with models of Olympic venues and a virtual train journey on Thursday.

China pledges 'clean' Winter Olympics

2015-06-11 09:07

The Beijing team who are promoting the bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Lausanne have vowed to host a clean Games, in terms of fair play and air quality.

Beijing bid team puts strong case for 2022 Games

2015-06-09 20:23

Great prospects for winter sports were key points in Beijing's presentation at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games Candidate City Briefing in Switzerland.

IOC still concerned about Rio water pollution

2015-06-09 10:41

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains concerned about water pollution at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing venue, the organization's president Thomas Bach said on Monday.

Bach expects more from candidate cities' presentations for 2022 Games

2015-06-09 10:37

The IOC president Thomas Bach said on Monday that he's expecting more for the coming presentations from Beijing and Almaty, the duo candidate cities for the 2022 Winter Games.

Six new events added to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Program

2015-06-09 10:34

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has expressed respect for the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding new event additions for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games Program.

IOC EB shortens list of Olympic program evaluation criteria for Tokyo 2020

2015-06-09 10:12

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board has approved here on Monday the evaluation criteria for Tokyo 2020 while suggesting to add events to the Olympic program.

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