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Swim star retires at 22 after missing doping tests

Lithuanian swimmer Ruta Meilutyte announced her retirement on Wednesday at the age of 22 after missing three doping tests, ending a career in which she became Olympic and world champion.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/22 19:23:42

IOC sees scope for more Tokyo 2020 budget cuts

Tokyo 2020 can make further reductions to its budget, a top Olympic official said Tuesday, despite some sports associations voicing concerns that cost-cutting could harm the running of the Games.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/21 19:08:42

Beijing 2022 celebrates '1000-Day-to-Go' countdown

Over 10 years since the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing's iconic Olympic Park was under the spotlight again Friday evening as the '1000-Day-to-Go' countdown ceremony got under way to mark the milestone of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/5/10 22:29:52

Application period for Tokyo 2020 ticket lottery begins for Japan residents

The first tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics went on sale on Thursday, with Japanese residents able to enter a lottery to watch the sport of their choice.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/9 18:08:41

China eye more short track gold medals in Beijing Winter Olympics

The Chinese short track speed skating team vowed to win more gold medals at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games as skaters started their training for the new season.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/5/9 15:10:34

IOC president Bach raises Brisbane as it mulls 2032 bid

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach praised Brisbane Monday as the Australian city considers a bid to host the 2032 Summer Games, saying he was “impressed” by its early planning.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/6 19:23:41

China's National Winter Games torch relay starts

The 14th Chinese National Winter Games torch relay started on Wednesday in Ulanhot, in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/5/1 20:36:05

Chinese table tennis chief sees World Championships as great test for Olympics

Chinese table tennis chief Liu Guoliang said here Friday that the World Championships to curtain up soon is a great test for the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/20 16:52:41

China to send 89 athletes for Asian Athletics Championships

China will send a team of 89 athletes for the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships slated for April 21 to 24 in Doha, Qatar, comprising 46 male and 43 female.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/19 18:27:08

Tokyo pushes ahead

Walking around the site of the New National Stadium in Tokyo, there's little noise to indicate the stadium is under construction.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/18 19:58:04

Tokyo 2020 marathons to beat the deadly heat with 6 am start

The 2020 Olympic marathons will start at 6:00 am, organizers confirmed Tuesday, after doctors warned a traditional mid-morning start could lead to deadly medical emergencies in Tokyo's stifling summer heat.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/16 19:48:42

Sun Yang hopes to keep top form for 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang said that he still maintained top form to compete at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games in an interview after the signing ceremony of automobile services' official partners of the 19th Asian Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/14 17:13:36

World news agencies visit 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic sites

Representatives from major world news agencies are visiting Beijing for a first look at some of the facilities to be used at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/9 13:52:06

China's table tennis team set to dominate in Asian Cup

The all-champion Chinese squad of table tennis set out for Japan to take part in 2019 Yokohama Asian Cup held from April 5 to 7.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/3 19:46:30

China takes advantage of Beijing 2022 to push great leap of winter sports

Chinese government issued the "Guidance on Taking the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics as an Opportunity to Develop Winter Sports" here on Sunday, trying to seize the opportunity of Olympics to usher winter sports into a new page in the country.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/3/31 23:05:39

China's weightlifting team eyes recording breaking show at Asian Championships

Chinese star weightlifters have set a goal of breaking the world records at the Asian Championships to be held next month in Ningbo, Zhejiang province.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/3/30 17:49:03

China-France winter sports cooperation gains momentum ahead of Olympics

With China gearing up for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, three-time hosts France expect to capitalize on opportunities to advance skiing and tourism development with the world's most populous country.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/3/24 8:36:19

China's pair rank 14th in rhythm dance at figure skating worlds

Pyeongchang Olympic runners-up Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France led the rhythm dance at the Saitama figure skating world championships here on Friday. China's Wang Shiyue/Liu Xinyu ranked 14th and qualified for the free dance.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/3/22 17:43:13