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Winter stars set sights on Pyeongchang

China's elite winter sports stars have set their sights on the Pyeongchang Games with just 10 months left before the 2018 Winter Games kicks off.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/4/25 22:53:41

American Olympic champion Brianna Rollins banned for 1 year

American Olympic champion hurdler Brianna Rollins has accepted a one-year ban for failing to report correctly her whereabouts to anti-doping officials.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/21 8:58:14

Japan to test mass teleworking

Japanese commuters will be encouraged to work from home for one day in a nationwide exercise for the 2020 Olympic Games that authorities hope will ease congestion on roads and public transport.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/20 22:53:40

Kenyan Olympic champ Sumgong fails dope test: IAAF

Jemima Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic gold in the marathon when she triumphed in Rio last year, has failed an out-of-competition dope test, athletics officials said Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/8 1:13:39

Three athletes stripped of Olympic medals due to failure in reanalysis

Three Olympic medallists were ordered to return their medals at the 2008 and 2012 Games after testing positive for the prohibited substances in reanalysis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/6 7:39:20

LA blames Paris over ‘likes’ story

Los Angeles on Wednesday accused rival Paris of being behind reports that the US city bought Facebook "likes" to ­artificially boost its bid to secure the 2024 Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/5 23:53:39

ICC mulls bid for Games

The time is right for cricket to return to the Olympic Games and a decision on applying for inclusion in 2024 will have to be made within months, the head of the sport's governing body said Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/30 23:48:40

NHL to have preseason games in China for 1st time in September 2017

The National Hockey League (NHL) will have two preseason games to be held in China for the first time in September 2017, with the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks facing off in the 2017-18 season warm-ups.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/3/30 23:48:39

Athletic legend Tergat to vie for Kenya's Olympic chief

Athletics legend Paul Tergat has thrown his hat into the ring and will be vying to lead the Kenya's Olympic committee in the national election scheduled for May 5.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/30 23:27:46

"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