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Sports authorities approve Beijing venues

Four venues for Beijing's 2022 Winter Games bid have already been approved by international bodies, China's winter sports chief Zhao Yinggang said Friday.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/11/15 10:33:36

Hanyu might be out for 3 weeks

Olympic men's figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu could be out of action for three weeks after suffering cuts and bruises in a frightening on-ice collision at the Cup of China, the Japan Skating Federation said Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/11/11 9:18:29

Vonn hyped for return

US speed queen Lindsey Vonn will bid to put almost two years of injury heartbreak behind her when she makes her return to the World Cup circuit this season.
Soure:AFP: 2014/10/24 19:23:01

Takahashi announces retirement

Former world champion Daisuke Takahashi said Tuesday he has decided to retire from competitive figure skating, ending a career that brought Japanese male singles skating to world prominence.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/10/14 23:39:40

Japanese figure skater Takahashi retires

Japan's Daisuke Takahashi, Vancouver Olympic bronze medalist, announced Tuesday that he is retiring from competitive figure skating.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/10/14 17:19:56

Zhangjiakou prepares slopes

With Beijing one of just three remaining contestants bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, Chongli county, in Zhangjiakou, Beijing's bidding partner in Hebei Province, already has preparations underway.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/9/13 11:14:40

Regional rotation obstacle for Beijing’s Games bid: Yang

The regional rotation of the Olympic Games is the major disadvantage for Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Yang Yang told the Global Times.
Soure:Global Times: 2014/8/9 0:23:01

Iourieva handed 8-year ban

Ekaterina Iourieva became the second Russian biathlete this week to pick up a doping suspension after the retired 2008 world champion was handed a back-dated eight-year ban by the International Biathlon Union on Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2014/7/18 23:38:01

Lviv quits 2022 Winter Olympic Games bid

The Ukrainian city of Lviv has pulled out of the race to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games due to the country's raging crisis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2014/6/30 23:38:01

Li continues coaching

Li Yan will continue guiding the Chinese national short track team in their preparation for the Pyeongchang Winter Games in 2018, the Chinese Skating Association announced Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/17 0:38:15

Bruins in ruins

Tomas Plekanec (No.14) of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his first-period goal against the Boston Bruins as four Boston players look on in game three of the second-round NHL Eastern Conference playoff series in Montreal, Canada on Tuesday (Canadian time). After winning 4-2, the Canadiens are leading the best-of-seven series 2-1.
Soure:AFP: 2014/5/8 9:35:02

Northug in probe

Norwegian cross-country skiing star Petter Northug, a two-time Olympic champion in 2010, is under investigation after causing an accident and admitting to drunk driving, Norwegian police said Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/6 9:21:06

Flying Penguins

Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (left) and Kris Letang (right) of the Pittsburgh Penguins battle for the puck with Carl Hagelin of the New York Rangers in front of the net in game two of their second-round NHL playoff on Sunday (US time) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won 3-0 and pulled even at one game apiece in the best-of-seven series.
Soure:AFP: 2014/5/6 9:19:18

Player fail drugs test

Latvian ice hockey player Ralfs Freibergs failed a drugs test at the Sochi Olympic Games and has been thrown out of the Games retrospectively, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday.
Soure:Agencies: 2014/4/25 23:33:01

IOC sanctions Latvian ice hockey player for taking steroids during Sochi Winter Games

Latvian ice hockey player Ralfs Freibergs has been sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee as he failed a drug test during the Games in February, the IOC announced Friday on its website.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/25 21:27:18

Japan's Asada wins women's gold medal in ISU GP Finals

Japanese Mao Asada on Saturday won the gold medal of women's figure skating in the International Skating Union Grand Prix Finals, marking her second straight ISU Grand Prix Final championship and the fourth of her career.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:34:18

China's Song wins men's figure skating gold at Winter Universiade

Song Nan of China poses with his medal after winning the men's figure skating competition at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino ,Italy. on Dec. 12, 2013. Song scores 220.70 points to claim the title. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:34:09

China's Olympic champion Wang Meng likely to miss Sochi due to ankle fracture

Four-time Olympic short track speedskating champion Wang Meng sustained an ankle fracture during the national team's training in Shanghai on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:33:55