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Funding appeals denied

UK Sport chiefs have rejected funding application appeals by seven sports that hoped for a cash boost ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/2/20 23:13:39

Admit women or lose Tokyo Games golf, IOC tells club

The club scheduled to host the golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games must allow women to have full membership or organizers will have to find another venue, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates told Reuters on Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/2/20 23:08:40

Chances are shrinking for Budapest's bid for 2024 Olympic Games

The chances of Hungary to host the 2024 Olympic games have seriously diminished due to a domestic anti-Olympic petition, according to Budapest's bidding committee for the 2024 Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/19 9:53:56

China sends 236-strong delegation to Asian Winter Games

China has named a 236-strong delegation for the 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, which will run from Feb. 19-26.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/14 10:53:40

China sends 236 athletes to compete in all sports at Asian Winter Games

China on Friday announced a 236-strong delegation for the 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, which will run from Feb. 19-26.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/11 7:33:25

2018 PyeongChang Olympic torch, torchbearer uniform unveiled

PyeongChang 2018 celebrated its One-Year-to-Go countdown by unveiling its Olympic torch and torchbearer uniform at a ceremony in Gangneung on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/10 9:51:57

Pyeongchang marks 1-year countdown to Games

Winter Olympic Games organizers cheered unexpectedly brisk demand as ticket applications opened Thursday, exactly one year before Pyeongchang 2018's official start in South Korea.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/9 23:03:39

Paris kicks off international bidding for 2024 Olympics

The Paris 2024 Bid Committee has marked a milestone in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with a special presentation in Paris Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/4 7:43:11

Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold due to teammate's doping case

Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals on Wednesday as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay title at the 2008 Beijing Games after Nesta Carter was caught doping.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/26 20:20:05

Los Angeles city council gives final nod to 2024 Olympics bid

Los Angeles's 2024 Olympic Games bid has been given final approval by the city council on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/26 9:20:53

Bolt loses 2008 relay gold

Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals on Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100-meter relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after Nesta Carter was caught doping.
Soure:AFP: 2017/1/25 23:48:40

Tokyo Olympics golf venue under fire

A Japanese nonprofit group has demanded that the golf tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games be shifted from the Kasumigaseki Country Club which does not accept women as full members.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/1/24 23:23:41

China aims high ahead of 2018 Winter Games

Chinese athletes will aim high and strive for good results at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games, a Chinese sports official told Xinhua in a recent interview.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/19 9:52:39

Beijing 2022 to top agenda for Xi-Bach IOC meeting

China's preparations for the 2022 Winter Games are likely to top the agenda at Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting with Olympic chief Thomas Bach on Wednesday in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/1/18 0:38:39

Beijing 2022 on top of agenda of Xi-Bach meeting

China's preparations for the 2022 Winter Games are likely to be on top of the agenda in Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting with Olympic chief Thomas Bach on Wednesday in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/1/17 15:38:39

COC vows to probe doping cases of three weightlifters

The Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) reiterated its zero tolerance to doping on Friday and vowed to investigate the cases involving three female Chinese weightlifters after the trio was stripped of gold medals won during 2008 Olympic Games by the world's top sports body.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/1/14 0:03:39

Chinese Olympic Committee supports IOC stripping weightlifters of 2008 golds

The Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) on Friday said it supports the International Olympic Committee(IOC)'s verdict in stripping three Chinese weightlifters of their gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Games for doping violations.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/13 21:52:38

Chinese Olympic weightlifting trio stripped of Beijing gold

China's three weightlifting gold medals from the Beijing Olympic Games were overturned after retests of the athletes' samples proved positive.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/1/13 16:48:39