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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

Closing ceremony of PyeongChang Paralympics held

The closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games is held at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, PyeongChang, South Korea, March 18, 2018.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/19 11:15:32

Curtain falls on Paralympics

The Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics closed Sunday with a dazzling ceremony featuring light shows, dancing and music, as well as tributes to late wheelchair-bound British physicist Stephen Hawking as an "inspiration."
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/18 22:08:40

2018 Winter Paralympic Games' closing ceremony reels off

The closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games is held at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, PyeongChang, South Korea, March 18, 2018. (Xinhua/Xia Yifang)
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/18 20:43:08

China wins first-ever Winter Paralympic medal with gold in wheelchair curling

China won its first-ever Winter Paralympic medal with gold in the wheelchair curling final of the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/17 19:23:48

First biathlon gold

Mark Arendz of Canada competes in the men's 15km standing biathlon event at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre during the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday. Mark claimed the first Paralympic biathlon gold of his career by winning the race at the Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/16 22:33:40

Chinese Paralympic gold medalist Huang Wenpan dies in car crash

Five-time Rio Paralympic champion Huang Wenpan of China died from injuries suffered in a car crash, local police confirmed on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/16 14:43:31

DPRK para athletes return home after participating in PyeongChang Paralympics

Para athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) returned home Thursday after participating in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, the first ever participation by the country.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/15 16:32:54

US keeps lead, DPRK athletes complete races at Winter Paralympics

The United States stretched its medal tally, adding two more gold medals on Wednesday in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/15 8:30:37

Koreas to march separately at Pyeongchang Paralympics opening ceremony

North and South Korean athletes will march separately at the Winter Paralympics opening ceremony, organizers said Thursday, despite a recent Olympics-driven detente between the neighbors.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/8 22:23:40

Russian Olympic champ Zagitova meets her lookalike, rhythmic gymnast

It seems that 15-year-old Alina Zagitova who won a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has found her “twin sister.”
Soure:Sputnik: 2018/3/2 20:08:48

IOC lifts doping ban on Russia: Moscow official

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted a doping ban against Russia, restoring the country's rights in full, Russian officials said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/28 22:42:26