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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.

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.

Olympic committee, Tencent sign major media deal

2013-11-13 21:17

The Chinese Olympic Committee and Internet giant Tencent Inc signed an eight-year partnership that will make the high-tech company the exclusive Internet outlet for Chinese delegations at major international sports events, on Wednesday.

Nanjing Special: Nanjing looks ahead to Youth Games

2012-09-28 07:52

On the heels of the nation's successful 2008 Beijing Olympics, China is readying itself for another major multinational sporting event under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee in 2014.

China to benefit from Youth Games in 2014

2012-02-29 08:04

The 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games will help the country shift its sports focus from gold medals to mass fitness, the vice-mayor of the city said.

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