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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 capable of hosting 2022 Winter Olympics

2015-03-28 22:04

The five-day inspection visit to Beijing has assured members that the Chinese capital is capable of hosting a successful Winter Olympics in 2022, IOC's Evaluation Commission said on Saturday.

Beijing Olympics would be safe, IOC inspectors told

2015-03-28 07:40

The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee said the capital is capable of hosting a safe Games if its bid is successful, despite the existence of a terrorism threat.

Beijing's Olympic prospects look gold

2015-03-27 22:00

Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is expected to boost sports industry and tourism business in Beijing and Hebei province, said the Beijing 2022 bid committee.

Venues introduction in Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid

2015-03-27 16:43

Twelve venues will be used as competition site if Beijing wins the 2022 Winter Olympics bid. There are also three training sites and a number of non-competition venues prepared for the Games.

Beijing's advantages in 2022 Winter Olympics bid

2015-03-25 11:07

The International Olympic Committee evaluation commission is accessing the city's bid for the 2022 Winter Games.

Winter Olympics offer stage for self-promotion

2015-03-25 07:46

Promoting its national image is an important aspect of a country's diplomacy, and sports have long been a part of the effort. Having wowed the world with the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, China is now looking to repeat that success by hosting the Winter Olympics; Beijing and Zhangjiakou city in Hebei province having submitted a joint bid to host the 2022 event.

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.

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