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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.

Backgounder: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics bid milestones

2015-06-09 09:31

The major events for the 2022 winter games bid.

Beijing ready to showcase crucial bidding presentation to IOC

2015-06-09 09:25

Capital will make its bidding presentation for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games before the final vote on July 31.

Olympic bid makes skating coach's job easier

2015-06-08 20:32

The mentor of China's Olympic champion speed skaters expects Beijing's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics to make her job easier by encouraging more children to don ice skates.

Beijing hopes to impress IOC with commitments at bidding presentation

2015-06-08 18:57

Sustainable development, economical Games and athletes-centered Games will be once again underlined in Beijing's presentation.

IOC to decide on new disciplines for Pyeongchang Winter Games

2015-06-08 10:04

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make decision on the new disciplines added for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games in Monday's executive board meeting.

Young athletes rise to the challenge

2015-05-29 07:49

China's young and relatively inexperienced winter sports squad competed at a respectable level with some emerging talents during the recently concluded 2014-15 winter season.

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.

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