Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto met skaters' representatives from the two countries here Wednesday evening, with both sides pledging to enhance cooperation in winter sports.
Figure skating icon Yevgeny Plushenko has said Russian male skaters have no chance of stepping onto the podium at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games.
The Chinese duo of Sui Wenjing and Han Cong took gold in the the pairs competitions on Thursday at the World Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Helsinki, Finland, with total score of 232.06 points.
Javier Fernandez of Spain won the men's short program on Thursday at the World Figure Skating Championships 2017 held in Helsinki, Finland, with 109.05 points.
Evgenia Medvedeva from Russia won the ladies short program by 79.01 points on Wednesday at the World Figure Skating Championships 2017 held here.
The World Women's Curling Championships 2017 (WWCC) dropped their curtains here on Sunday. As the first world championships of any winter sport held in Beijing after the city won its bid for 2022 Winter Olympics, the competition served as a good chance for Beijing 2022 organizers to accumulate the experience that will be crucially needed to host a successful 2022 Games. It also went a long way toward helping to popularize curling in China.
Canada, led by skip Rachel Homan, carried their dominance throughout the World Women's Curling Championships 2017 and breezed past Russia 8-3 here on Sunday to lift their 16th world title.
2009 World Champions China didn't perform well at the 2017 Beijing World Women's Curling Championship, with the host team only getting two wins from the first 11 round-robin matches and losing the chance to directly enter the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games.
The host team China suffered a poor start to the World Women's Curling Championships 2017, losing 9-3 to world No. 2 Canada at the Capital Stadium here on Saturday.
Chinese women's curling team faces a big challenge on Saturday as they take on 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic champions Canada in their opening game at the World Women's Curling Championship held in Beijing.
For 76-year-old Zhang Baohua, skiing has been a daily routine during the snowy season in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for six years.
China's aerial skier Xu Mengtao claimed her fifth career world championships medal on Friday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Worlds.
China's aerial skier Xu Mengtao claimed her fourth career world championships medal on Friday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Worlds.
Chinese aerials skiers won good rankings in the qualifications at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships, and will compete for medals in the finals on Saturday morning.
Li Yan, head coach of the Chinese short track speed skating team, celebrated the International Women's Day by working. She was busy trying on new home-made skates for the team, as part of preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
China's National Figure Skating Championship kicked off Saturday in Qingdao, Shandong province of east China.
Although the third-place finish at the 8th Asian Winter Games was not satisfying for China, the titles in snowboarding halfpipe and curling were encouraging.
Japan's rising star Shoma Uno won the men's competition in figure skating at the 8th Asian Winter Games on Sunday.