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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 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.

Bach says Rio 2016 Olympics will be 'safe games'

2015-02-25 10:16

IOC President Thomas Bach said Tuesday he is confident that the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be a "safe games."

A sign of Rio Olympics: military police security drills

2015-02-12 10:20

Members of Brazil's Battalion of Special Operations (BOPE) participate during a crisis simulation exercise conducted by the BOPE to show the media how security will be provided during the 2016 Olympics at the Golf Olympic bus station in Rio de Janeiro February 11, 2015.

Chinese subway trains in service for Rio Olympics

2015-02-10 10:29

The first train to run on Line 4 of the Rio de Janeiro metro connecting the Olympic Village to the Copacabana Game Center has been delivered three months after shipment from China.

China's Olympic hurdler Liu Xiang eyes championship

2015-02-02 08:55

China's Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang is still training in the hope of competing at the 2015 IAAF World Championships despite the long absence from the track.

Boston organizers to make 2024 Olympic bid info public

2015-01-21 18:21

Boston residents will get their first chance on Wednesday to see how Olympic organizers would handle the 2024 Summer Games if they are awarded to the Massachusetts city.

Beijing's promotion schedule of 2022 Olympis if winning bid

2015-01-12 22:17

Following is the promotion schedule for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics should the joint bidding with Zhang Jiakou make a success, according to the candidature file released on Monday.

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