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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's Winter Olympics bid warms IOC team

2015-03-25 06:50

IOC Evaluation Commission is impressed by tour of Beijing and Zhangjiako which are jointly bidding to host 2022 Winter Olympics.

In Winter Games bid, Beijing aims to turn smoggy sky blue in 7 years

2015-03-24 15:22

With several candidate cities dropping out of the race for 2022 Winter Olympics bids, it seems Beijing's odds of winning have increased substantially, save one crucial detail -- the notorious smog enveloping the city.

Work on rail line speeds up

2015-03-24 08:00

Construction of a high-speed rail link between Winter Olympics bid cities Beijing and Zhangjiakou is being accelerated, with work expected to begin by June, the municipal railway authority said.

Committee aims to boost health

2015-03-24 08:00

The 2022 Winter Olympics bid will not only help promote snow and ice sports across the country, but will also improve public health, the organizers said as the International Olympic Committee's inspectors arrived.

'Snow land' doctor keeps on working

2015-03-24 08:00

A life dedicated to treating the people of rural Tibet stems from patient's gift 30 years ago

Games bid puts focus on frugality

2015-03-24 07:54

The joint bid by Beijing and Zhangjiakou to stage the 2022 Olympic Winter Games is based on ideas of sustainability and places athletes center stage.

Beijing faces IOC scrutiny over 2022 Winter Olympics bid

2015-03-23 16:52

Beijing intends to show the International Olympic Committee a well-prepared bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and a vibrant city image.

Germany picks Hamburg to bid for 2024 Olympics

2015-03-17 17:05

German Olympic officials selected Hamburg over Berlin on Monday to bid for the 2024 Olympics, adding a third international contender to what is shaping up as a high-profile field.

Chinese differ on Beijing's chance for 2022 Olympics bid

2015-03-15 12:13

Sports officials and advisers predict the winner in the race between Beijing and Kazakhstan's Almaty to host the Winter Olympics.

Movie star Jackie Chan lends his voice to Beijing's Olympics bid

2015-03-14 13:30

Movie star Jackie Chan joins in the recording of a song, "Wake up Winter," that will be used to promote Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Beijing holds safety drive in preparation for Olympics

2015-03-12 15:21

As Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid enters the final phase, local residents took part in a campaign to raise awareness on security issues.

'50-50' chance for Beijing's 2022 bid

2015-02-25 15:57

With Beijing widely seen as an odds-on favorite for the 2022 Winter Olympics Games though, a former top Chinese sports official played down the hype on Wednesday.

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