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IOC to decide on DPRK's participation in PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday that it will host a four-party meeting to decided on the participation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games to be held in South Korea next month.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/11 8:24:46

Pence to head US delegation for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

US Vice President Mike Pence will lead the US delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics Games which is to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea, next month, said the White House on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/11 8:24:15

China, France embrace more future cooperation in sports

With their capitals Beijing and Paris to host 2022 Winter Olympic Games and 2024 Summer Olympic Games, respectively, China and France, two sports giants in the world with over 8,000 kilometers apart, can expect more cooperation in the future.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/11 0:31:06

DPRK to send high-level delegation to S.Korea-hosted Winter Olympics

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will send a high-ranking delegation as well as athletes and cheering squad to participate in the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, local media reported Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/9 13:06:43

Japan launches Olympic drive to get rid of 'squat' toilets

Japan has launched a campaign to convert unpopular Asian-style squat toilets into sit-on "Western" models, as the nation prepares to welcome tens of millions of foreign tourists in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/5 21:43:39

Beijing Winter Olympics promote foreign employment in China

As the clock ticks down ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, more and more foreigners specializing in winter sports are finding employment opportunities in China.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/29 11:38:06

Russian Mutko to appeal Olympic ban

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Monday that he will temporarily leave the post as president of the Russian Football Union (RFU) and challenge a lifetime Olympic ban in the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/26 6:25:25

Yearender: 2017 sees solid preparation for Beijing 2022

With PyeongChang 2018 only two months away, the Olympic Winter Games will enter "Beijing Time" shortly
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/23 11:35:56

Tokyo 2020 unveils 'significant' cut in Games budget

Tokyo 2020 organizers on Friday unveiled a "significant" cut in their budget for hosting the Games, as the city comes under pressure to keep a lid on spiralling costs.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/22 22:33:40

Russians to learn 2018 Paralympic fate in January: IPC

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee but had yet to make a final decision on whether it can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/20 22:43:41

Paris 2024 confirms Etienne Thobois as CEO of future Organizing Committee

Paris 2024 on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Etienne Thobois as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Organizing Committee to be launched early in 2018 as the transition period of the bid committee was ready to come to a conclusion.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/20 20:25:41

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