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Beijing Olympics 10,000m bronze medalist relishes London Marathon challenge

Former world 10,000m champion and Beijing Olympic bronze medalist, Linet Masai on Tuesday warned her rivals not to rule her out when she makes her debut in London marathon on April 28.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/1/23 8:55:10

China's curling team expands selection to prepare for Beijing 2022

China's curling training squad has expanded its selection pool in order to better prepare for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/1/17 9:36:04

Japan wrestling star Yoshida taps out before Tokyo Games

Japan's Saori Yoshida, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, confirmed Thursday she is retiring from wrestling despite "wavering" at the thought of missing the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/10 19:03:41

South Korean Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee accuses coach of sex assault

South Korea's double Olympic short-track gold medalist Shim Suk-hee has accused her former coach – already convicted and jailed for repeatedly beating her over many years – of sexual assault, her lawyer said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/9 19:08:42

Indonesia eyes two men's doubles pairs in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Indonesia hopes it can send two men's doubles pairs to the badminton event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/1/9 17:25:30

Construction underway on Chongli rail link for Beijing 2022

Construction on a high-speed railway linking Beijing with Chongli district of Zhangjiakou city is underway, local authorities said on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/1/7 17:26:21

Tearful South Korean Olympic champion tells court of coach abuse

Double Olympic gold medalist Shim Suk-hee broke down in tears as she told a South Korean court of the years of abuse she suffered at the hands of her coach.
Soure:AFP: 2018/12/18 21:08:39

Tokyo 2020 marathon to start earlier

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathon will start between 5:30 am and 6 am, organizers announced Wednesday, after experts raised concerns over the health of competitors and fans during the city's sweltering summer heat.
Soure:AFP: 2018/12/5 21:23:41

Extreme weather 'major issue' for Tokyo 2020: official

The possibility of extreme summer heat and typhoons in Tokyo is a “major issue” for the 2020 Olympics, a top official said Thursday, admitting there would be a knock-on effect on the budget.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/29 20:38:44

Milan, Stockholm present 2026 bids

Milan and Stockholm presented their bids to host the 2026 Winter Olympics at a Tokyo meeting on Wednesday, the last two cities standing after a string of withdrawals.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/28 23:13:40

Powerful Sheikh Ahmad temporarily leaves IOC roles

Powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad ­Al-­Sabah said Monday he had temporarily stepped down from his roles in the Olympic body amid an ongoing legal case in Switzerland.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/11/19 21:18:40

US Olympic Committee seeks to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as governing body

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said Monday it had begun moves to disband the country's governing body for gymnastics in the aftermath of the sport's devastating sexual abuse scandal, a statement said.
Soure:AFP: 2018/11/6 21:43:42

Beijing 2022 licensed products to be sold on China's high-speed railways

One of four Beijing 2022 licensed products stores was officially opened in Beijing's Happy Valley on Saturday as part of the marketing program including opening 18 stores this November and selling those products on China's high-speed railways.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/11/4 6:29:32

S. Korea, DPRK agree to deliver intention letter to IOC for co-hosting 2032 Summer Olympics

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed on Friday to jointly deliver a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to express their intention to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/11/2 17:01:41

Heat could make 2020 marathon 'deadly'

A group of Japanese doctors on Wednesday urged Olympic organizers to start the Tokyo 2020 marathon as early as 5:30 am, saying failure to do so could “lead to deaths” from heatstroke.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/31 22:28:42

Wheelchair-accessible hotels

New hotels in Japan with more than 50 rooms will be required to provide wheelchair-friendly accommodation, the government said Tuesday, as the country gears up to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2018/10/16 21:48:41

Beijing seeks proposals for opening ceremony

Beijing Winter Olympic organizers have invited the world to make proposals for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/10/16 21:48:40

Koreas to hold talks on joint Olympic bid

North and South Korea will discuss the details for their planned joint bid for the 2032 Olympics later this month to follow up on an ambitious agreement reached between their leaders in September.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/15 21:53:40