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Ice hockey could be next big sport to hit in China, say experts

Ice hockey, already a popular sport worldwide, has recently shown off its ability to charm players and audiences in markets where it has not traditionally garnered attention. Recent top-level games hosted in China are evidence of this change, as is the top-level Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) club hosted in Beijing since 2016.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/1/20 10:07:54

Alpine contest

Sweden’s Kajsa Kling competes in the FIS Alpine World Cup Women Alpine Combined on Friday in Val d’Isere, French Alps.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/16 23:08:39

Germany opposes bobsleigh worlds boycott over Russian doping

Germany is against ­boycotting next year's bobsleigh and ­skeleton World Championships in Sochi in protest against Russian doping, but is ready to step in and host the event should it be moved.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/12/14 0:03:40

NHL grappling with China dilemma as preseason rumor links Canucks and Kings

Amid the buildup to the 2022 Beijing Olympics and China's concerted winter sports push, however, there is no shortage of NHL teams who would be interested in showcasing their roster of stars to a growing audience.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/12/6 23:58:39

S.Korea seeks foreign athletes for Olympics

South Korea is to naturalize a German luge racer, officials said Friday, in a bid to pack its winter sports stable with more foreign talent ahead of the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Soure:AFP: 2016/12/2 23:43:40

Beijing aims for 5 million residents playing winter sports by 2020

It is time to go skiing as authorities in Beijing aim to attract as many as 5 million residents to take up winter sports by 2020 as it prepares to host the upcoming winter Olympics.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/11/30 8:56:32

Beijing starts collecting emblem designs for 2022 Winter Games

Beijing started to collect emblem designs for both 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/11/20 14:40:08

China's Jin Boyang second, Chinese pairs one-two at Cup of China

China's promising teenager Jin Boyang took second in the Figure Skating Cup of China men's competition on Saturday, while his compatriots Yu Xiaoyu/Zhang Hao and Peng Cheng/Jin Yang earned one-two finish in pairs competition.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/11/20 7:20:58

Figure skater Jin expected to make breakthrough for China at Winter Olympics

China's 19-year-old figure skater Jin Boyang, who has been famous for his most difficult jumps, is expected to make a breakthrough for his country at the Winter Olympic Games in 2018 and 2022.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/11/19 21:58:32

World champions lead Trophee de France figure skating GP

Trophee de France, the 2016-2017 season's fourth figure skating Grand Prix out of six events, kicked off here on Friday when world champions dominated field after short programs and short dance.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/11/12 8:36:51

Experts say China needs to popularize winter sports on grassroots level

China must popularize winter sports at grassroots level to have more talents in future, said some officials and experts during the World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/10/21 0:37:04

Olympic champion Wang Meng starts skating business

China's former Olympic short track speed skating champion Wang Meng has started a business after retiring from the sport, aiming to make it more popular among the Chinese.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/10/20 21:38:40

Finland's Jokerit loses first home match in KHL new season

The Jokerit ice hockey club on Saturday lost its first home match in the 2016-2017 season of Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), beaten by Omsk Avangard from Siberia.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/9/18 10:55:38

World Cup of Hockey returns

With the return this week of the World Cup of Hockey, the National Hockey League (NHL) could be set to wave goodbye to the Winter Olympic Games and end a tumultuous relationship that for a decade seemed on the brink of divorce.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/9/17 23:53:40

Xi, Putin hail China-Russia professional ice hockey game

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, both in Hangzhou, spoke highly of an ice hockey game played in Beijing between two professional teams from China and Russia on Monday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/9/6 8:23:43

Belarus ice hockey team beats Denmark 5-2 in Olympic qualification

Belarus national ice hockey team started the final qualification to the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang with a strong-willed victory over a major competitor, the Danish team by 5-2 on Thursday in Minsk.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/9/2 8:21:01

Skating oval design contest begins

The contest to design of China's ­National Speed Skating Oval - the speed skating competitions venue for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing - began Friday, with 12 design agencies qualifying for the contest.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/23 0:53:01

Ice Hockey player Wayne Gretzky in Australia to promote winter sport games

Ice Hockey player Wayne Gretzky poses for a photo holding his jersey in Sydney, Australia, June 23, 2016. Wayne Gretzky, the 55-year-old Canadian hockey legend, is in Australia to promote winter sport games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/6/23 17:21:03