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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

Swiss IOC member Baumann dies at 51

Swiss IOC member Patrick Baumann, a central figure in the Olympic Movement and the sport of basketball, has died at the age of 51.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/10/14 22:03:41

1968 Olympic Games, symbol of turbulent times, turn 50

It was 1968, revolt and upheaval were sweeping the world, and the Olympic Games could hardly avoid being swept up, too.
Soure:AFP: 2018/10/12 22:42:55

IOC to continue cost-cutting efforts for Olympic host cities: Bach

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue taking measures to cut costs for Olympic host cities in an effort to make future Games attractive to bidders, the organization's president Thomas Bach said on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/10/7 9:46:13

Youth Olympics: Six things you need to know

Key details of the 2018 Youth Summer Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/10/3 11:48:23

2018 World Winter Sports Expo kicks off in Beijing, with AI playing key role

The annual World Winter Sports Expo kicked off in Beijing on Wednesday, with the organizers hoping it will boost the popularity of winter sports in China.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/19 22:53:41

Japan mulls pushing back 2026 bid to 2030: official

Japan's northern city of Sapporo is considering changing its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics to 2030 when transport links will have improved, a city official said Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/13 21:58:42

S.Korea to float idea of co-hosting 2032 Games with North

South Korea will sound out the North over a possible joint bid for the 2032 Summer Olympic Games and is also keen to advance the idea of a Northeast Asia bid to host the 2030 World Cup, Seoul's Sports Minister Do Jong-hwan said Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/9/12 22:28:42

IOC backs daylight savings for Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday backed calls by Japanese organizers to implement daylight savings time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as concerns mount over athlete safety in soaring temperatures.
Soure:AFP: 2018/9/12 22:28:41

Australia enlists soldiers in drive to win more Olympic gold medals

Soldiers have been enlisted to help Australian athletes perform better under pressure in the lead-up to the 2020 ­Tokyo Olympic Games as part of a drive to win more medals.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/14 22:48:41

Beijing Winter Games invites worldwide mascot designs

Beijing 2022 has launched a global competition to design the mascots for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, among activities to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Beijing's hosting of the 2008 Summer Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/8/8 22:58:43

Tokyo 2020 chief asks Japan PM Abe to consider daylight saving time

Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori said Tuesday he had met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to call on him to consider implementing daylight saving time amid concerns about athlete safety during the Games.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/8/7 22:28:40