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Chinese ice hockey player banned for life for slicing open rival's cheek

A Chinese ice hockey player has been banned for life after slicing open a rival's cheek and knocking out three of his teeth in a Chinese league game.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/12/2 22:31:50

Beijing 2022 Games snow venue becomes official training camp of Air & Style

Chongli county's Genting Resort Secret Garden, one of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics snow events venues, has built a strategic cooperative relationship with world top snowboarding tournament Air & Style to become its official training camp.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/12/1 21:27:13

China's Winter Games to be held 4,500km apart

One of the most thrilling events in the Chinese Winter Games will take place 4,500 kilometers away from the main host city.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/11/30 23:18:57

Hanyu sets world record at home

Japan's Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu broke his own world best in the short ­program at the NHK Trophy on Friday, posting an eye-­popping score of 106.33 points.
Soure:AFP: 2015/11/28 0:30:33

World records broken in men's 500m, women's 1,500m speedskating

Russia's Pavel Kulizhnikov and American Brittany Bowe set new world records to capture the men's 500 meters and women's 1,500 meters repectively at the speedskating World Cup stop in Calgary, Canada, on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/11/16 11:39:58

Major figure skating event in France canceled after terror attacks

The International Skating Union announced in a statement on Saturday to cancel the rest of the figure skating Grand Prix event in France after the deadly attacks left at least 128 people killed on Friday in Paris.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/11/15 9:35:50

China's figure skater Jin shines in his senior international debut

China's 18-year-old figure skater Jin Boyang impressed the world in his first senior international competition here on Saturday with the world highest difficult point in his program.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/11/8 10:10:00

Asada returns

Mao Asada of Japan performs during the ladies' singles short program of figure skating during the Cup of China Grand Prix in Beijing on Friday. It is the 25-year-old's first Grand Prix event in two years since her gold at the 2014 World Championships. She topped Friday's competition with 71.73 points. China's Li Zijun sat fifth in 58.62.
Soure:VCG: 2015/11/7 0:33:01

Foreign coaches praise rowing youth training in China

Romanian rowing coach Gioga Nick, who is in charge of the Guangzhou team at the first Chinese National Youth Games here, spoke highly of the youth training in China on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/10/25 18:39:27

Austrian two-time Olympic ski champion Benjamin Raich announces retirement

Austrian two-time Olympic gold medalist Benjamin Raich has announced his retirement at an emotional press conference on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/9/11 13:48:45

Daniel Briere retires from NHL

Canadian star Daniel Briere has announced his retirement from the National Hockey League.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/8/20 0:29:04

Lebanon to host Special Olympics Winter Regional Games

Lebanon will host the Special Olympics Winter Regional Games for the first time between January 30 and February 5, 2016, which will include participants from the Middle East and North Africa countries, the United Nations (UN) said Thursday in a statement.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/8/7 0:21:49

Italy's sports officials congratulate China for winning 2022 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s choice to award the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing was a very good one for the promotion of winter sports in the world, Italian sports officials said congratulating China for last week's victory.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/8/6 23:34:28

Almaty upbeat despite losing Olympics bid

Organizers of Almaty's unsuccessful bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics vowed to push ahead with their ambitious plan to turn their city into a winter wonderland despite losing out to Beijing.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/8/1 1:03:01

Snow not a problem for Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

Snow won't be a problem for Beijing and co-bidder Zhangjiakou if they are awarded the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, according to ski industry experts.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/7/14 11:31:09

Blackhawks clinch historic title

Duncan Keith scored the eventual winner as the Chicago Blackhawks clinched their first Stanley Cup title on home ice in almost eight decades with a 2-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/6/16 23:48:02

Canada wins ice hockey world championship

Canada won the IIHF ice hockey World Championship after beating Russia 6-1 in the final on Sunday in Prague, Czech Republic.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/5/18 9:51:07

Worlds hosts announced

Slovakia and Switzerland will host the ice hockey world championships in 2019 and 2020 respectively, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/5/15 23:33:01