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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.

2018 Winter Olympic ceremonies to be held in Pyeongchang

2014-10-16 10:51

The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games ceremonies will be held in Pyeongchang rather than nearly city of Gangneung.

Govt cuts 263 from India team for Asian Games

2014-09-10 10:47

The Indian government has struck off 263 names recommended by the national Olympic association for the team to compete at the Asian Games in Incheon next week.

DPRK to send 273-member team to ROK for Asian Games

2014-08-22 15:30

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Friday that it will send a 273-member team, including 150 athletes, to the 2014 Asian Games to be held in South Korea's western port city of Incheon next month.

IOC executive: Beijing a 'good chance' for 2022

2014-08-20 17:25

Ugur Erdener, a member of IOC Executive Board, said Beijing has a good chance to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, citing pleasant personal experiences during the 2008 Summer Games in the Chinese capital.

IOC boss wants to use Games for a brighter future

2014-08-19 10:21

The International Olympic Committee wants to use the current Youth Olympic Games as a test model for a more sustainable approach to future Games' bidding processes and operations, said IOC president Thomas Bach.

Beijing looks to Winter Olympics

2014-04-16 07:08

With the Men's Curling World Championships closed in Beijing, the 2013-14 winter season drew to an end, and, plans to be a host city start.

Highlights from Sochi

2014-04-16 07:08

Stars promote winter sports

2014-04-16 07:08

For Chen Lu, China's first women's figure skating world champion, the way to continue a life on ice is helping provide a place for more youth to join the sport.

Skating fever fuels demand for rinks

2014-04-16 07:08

Every Saturday afternoon, the intense scene on the indoor skating rink at the Beijing shopping mall Joy City is reminiscent of a competitive hockey league.

Rio 2016 Olympic crisis: 5 things to know

2014-04-13 14:57

The IOC executive board and summer sports federations raised the stakes over the critical delays threatening the first games in South America

Rio mayor says workers must make up lost time

2014-04-13 12:07

More than 2,000 workers at Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympic venues remained on strike Friday, and the city's mayor warned that the workers will have to make up for lost time.

5 cities apply for 2022 Winter Games bid

2014-03-16 07:08

Five bidding cities for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games all met the deadline of March 14 and submitted their application files, formally kicking off the bidding procedure, announced the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday.

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