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Biney becomes first black woman in US Olympic speedskating team

Maame Biney became the first black woman to qualify for a US Olympic speedskating team after winning two straight 500 meters finals in the national shorttrack speedskating trials on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/17 15:30:14

Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled

The emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, respectively named "Winter Dream" and "Flying High," were unveiled on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/15 21:52:01

'Darkness before dawn'

Holding the Winter Olympic Games in a little-known corner of South Korea was never an easy proposition, but a ban on Russia and the latent threat of nuclear war have left the hosts hoping that things can only get better.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/14 23:52:11

IOC 'confident' about Tokyo 2020 venues

Tokyo organizers are back on track and will complete their 2020 Olympic venues on schedule, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Monday at the start of a three-day visit.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/11 22:48:40

General knowledge courses good for young gymnasts, says former Olympian

Compared with the past, current training schedules with more general knowledge courses are beneficial to young gymnasts, said a top Chinese gymnast here on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/11 10:12:43

Chinese women qualify for PyeongChang Olympic curling

The Chinese women's curling team became the first to gain a place at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games through a qualification event on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/10 12:04:59

Tokyo unveils Olympic mascot hopefuls

Tokyo Olympic organizers unveiled a shortlist of three official 2020 Olympic Games mascots Thursday - from bug-eyed cartoon heroes to cuddly raccoons.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/7 22:33:40

Skateboarding, 3X3 sites approved for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the planned venues for skateboarding, three-on-three basketball and freestyle BMX at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Japan officials said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/6 22:52:37

Russian ban from 2018 Olympics will not kick the country out, says FM spokeswoman

Decisions made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday to ban the Russian national team from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games will not knock Russia out of competition, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/6 19:57:39

Chinese athletics team eyes more than two golds at Tokyo Olympics

The Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) has unveiled an ambitious plan in preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, aiming to participate in all the 48 events and earn more than two gold medals.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/6 16:58:49

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics set for next February in PyeongChang, South Korea, over doping concerns.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/6 8:31:26

Sports officials fix games: top procuratorate magazine

Chinese senior sports officials routinely fix sports games, according to a report published by China's top prosecuting organ that suggested a new resolve developing in government to combat corruption, experts said Monday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/12/4 23:13:39

Three Russian bobsledders get life ban from Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned three Russian bobsledders from all the Olympic Games subsequent from the 2014 winter edition for doping rule violations, the IOC announced on its official website.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/30 10:13:55

3 more Russians banned

Three more Russian bobsleighers were named and shamed for doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/29 22:33:40

Chinese city Nanjing awarded IAAF 2020 World Indoor Championships

China's eastern city of Nanjing was awarded the 2020 World Indoor Championships at the two-day 212th IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Council Meeting here on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/27 7:17:16

S.Korean FM asks for int'l support for peace Winter Olympic of PyeongChang

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Saturday asked for the international community's support to make the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games a peace festival.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/25 10:20:29

Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics host district opens construction bidding

Suburban Beijing's Yanqing district, home to Xiaohaituo Mountain, one of the host sites for the 2022 Winter Olympics, launched bidding for sports venue construction on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/18 17:22:34

S.Korea asks DPRK to discuss participation in PyeongChang Winter Olympics

South Korea on Tuesday asked the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to discuss Pyongyang's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics scheduled to be held in February next year in South Korea's eastern region.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/14 15:58:20