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Quest for Olympic recognition

For elite swimmer Pal Joensen, representing Denmark twice in the Olympic Games just didn't feel right.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/22 0:03:42

Hot and hilly: Tokyo 2020 marathon set for tough finish

Competitors at the Tokyo 2020 marathon will face a grueling uphill finish, organizers said Thursday as they outlined the route, an additional challenge to summer heat that has already sparked concern.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/31 21:33:40

Sapporo has second thoughts about 2026 bid

The Japanese city of Sapporo is reconsidering plans to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in favor of an improved bid for the 2030 Games, officials said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/14 22:13:36

Britain's 2012 Olympics minister Tessa Jowell dies of brain cancer

Tessa Jowell, the minister who played a key role in securing and delivering the 2012 London Olympics, has died after battling brain cancer, her family said Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/13 22:38:40

WADA generally satisfied with PyeongChang 2018 doping control arrangements

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its Independent Observer (IO) Team's Report regarding the anti-doping program at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/5/11 10:40:42

Beijing 2022 looks to learn from PyeongChang 2018

The organizers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics recently concluded a series of talks centering on PyeongChang 2018 and what can be learned for Beijing's showpiece event in 2022. Participants from the Beijing Organizing Committee, relevant government departments, venue owners, designers and other stakeholders all took part in the discussions over the last two weeks.   
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/5/9 17:07:18

2020 Olympics could paralyze Tokyo subway: study

Tokyo's subway system is famed for its cleanliness and efficiency but also its carriage-busting crowds, and a crush of visitors for the 2020 Olympic Games could paralyze it, a new study has warned.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/8 22:38:40

High-speed rail for 2022 Winter Olympics to test in 2019

A high-speed rail link between Beijing and 2022 Winter Olympics co-host Zhangjiakou will begin test runs in August, 2019.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/4/28 14:04:35

E-Sports 'deep in talks' with Paris 2024

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) is "deep in talks" with organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics about incorporating the discipline as a demonstration sport at the Games, the federation's acting Secretary-General Leopold Chung has told Reuters.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/4/25 22:28:40

Tokyo 2020 warned by IOC

Tokyo Olympic organizers were given a sharp reminder on Tuesday to raise their game after complaints from several international sports federations about preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/24 22:03:40

Feel the Future: Buenos Aires 2018 unveils Youth Olympics slogan

The slogan for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires - Feel the Future - seeks to inspire the creation of a better world through sport, organizers said on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/4/10 8:15:39

Seven cities have confirmed interest in hosting 2026 Winter Olympic Games: IOC

Seven cities, or joint-bidding cities, have expressed interest in hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/3 22:38:40

Beijing 2022 venue construction proceeds smoothly

The planning for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games venues is on schedule, according to the Beijing Winter Olympics organizing committee.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/4/2 15:02:16

IOC president promises support for DPRK participation in 2020 Tokyo Olympics, 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach Saturday wound up a three-day visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) during which he met with the DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/31 10:44:07

Beijing 2022 venue construction progresses on schedule and with sustainability

The preparations for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games are progressing well on all fronts as the venue construction is on schedule and many legacy venues from Beijing 2008 will be used for Beijing 2022, while all new venues will be built with sustainability in mind.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/29 8:45:58

Olympic Council of Asia says WESG the future

Olympic Council of Asia honorary life vice-president Wei Jizhong believes it is only a matter of time before esports are fully embraced by the Olympic family and all other more traditional multi-sport events.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/23 22:28:41

Special Olympics IX MENA Games held in Abu Dhabi

Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/21 21:12:08

Russia to hold competitions for Paralympians barred from PyeongChang

Russia will hold special competitions this year for the athletes who were not allowed to participate in the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/21 7:49:59