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"Now or never" in 2024 Olympic bid, says Paris bid team

The Paris Olympic bid team has shrugged off the possibility to wait for another four years for hosting Olympic Games, emphasizing that it was a "now-or-never" decision for the city's attempt to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/22 7:38:01

China to select 2 amateur marathon runners for Tokyo Olympics

The Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) announced here on Monday that 2 amateur runners will be selected to take part in the marathon race of 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/21 9:45:20

Tokyo golf club lifts ban on women members

The club scheduled to hold the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games' golf events voted to admit women as full members on Monday, scrapping an all-male policy that had been heavily criticized and put its hosting rights in jeopardy.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/20 23:13:39

Beijing 2022 open first worldwide staff recruitment

The organizing committee for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games opened its first worldwide staff recruitment here on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/20 14:36:39

Special Olympics chairman hails movement's progress in China

The Special Olympics is working at the local level all over China, enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, the Chairman of the Special Olympics said here on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/20 10:43:33

IOC eyes legal bid to punish Russian doping

Olympic Games chief Thomas Bach on Friday urged the author of an explosive report on Russian doping to hand over more information for potential legal proceedings.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/18 0:18:39

Stadium in Fukushima to be used as venue in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Representatives from the organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics said here Friday that the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium in Fukushima Prefecture would be used as an additional venue for baseball and softball events during the 2020 Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/17 22:45:27

IOC to discuss ‘candidature process’ on Fri

The top Olympics body said it would discuss the "candidature process" for bids on Friday, as speculation soars that the 2024 and 2028 Games may both be awarded this year.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/16 23:48:39

Barcelona not to seek to host 2026 Winter Olympics

The Barcelona City Hall announced on Wednesday that it would not launch a campaign for the city to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games with towns in the Pyrenees Mountains.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/16 7:18:06

Tokyo hit by new stadium cost fears

Already under fire over soaring expenses, ­Tokyo's 2020 Olympic organizers on Friday sought to downplay fears that further ballooning costs could hit the trouble-cursed main stadium.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/11 0:08:40

Budapest withdraws 2024 Games bid

Budapest ended its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Wednesday, citing a lack of unity after a political movement opposing the move collected more than a quarter of a million signatures to force a referendum on the issue.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/3/2 0:18:39

IOC pleased with Beijing's preparations for 2022 Winter Games

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission officials spoke highly of Beijing's preparations and strong marketing program for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games here on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/28 22:39:11

Officials confident of marketing program for Beijing 2022

After the marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was officially launched by the organizers here on Monday, the officials from International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Beijing 2022 organizing committee showed their confidence in the program.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/27 23:30:15

China gearing up for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games

When Chinese cross-country skier Man Dandan grabbed the country's first gold medal at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan on Feb. 20, winter sports fans nationwide were thrilled.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/25 14:59:54

Hungary withdraws candidacy from 2024 Olympic Games

The logo for Olympics 2024 bid is seen at a promotional spot on the bank of the Danube with the Hungarian Parliament in the background in Budapest, Hungary on Feb. 23, 2017. The Hungarian government announced a decision Wednesday evening on a proposal to withdraw the candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games in Budapest, addressed to both the Budapest City Hall and the National Olympic Committee, according to the Hungarian news agency MTI.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/24 9:43:35

Hungarians divided over Games

Hungarians displayed a mixture of disappointment and relief on Thursday after the government ended Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in the face of growing popular opposition.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/2/23 23:48:39

Hungary withdraws candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games

The Hungarian government announced a decision Wednesday evening on a proposal to withdraw the candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games in Budapest, addressed to both the Budapest City Hall and the National Olympic Committee, according to the Hungarian news agency MTI.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/23 7:49:31

2020 costs ‘spiraling’

Tokyo's governor has warned that the bill for the city's 2020 Games could yet spiral out of control despite exhaustive efforts to rein in runaway costs.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/2/23 0:18:39