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Support grows for Beijing’s 2022 games bid

Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports seeking to host the 2022 Winter...

February 1, 2015, Sunday


Boston calls ‘gag order’ routine

BOSTON defended the city’s decision to bar public employees from saying anything negative about the Olympics, a move they called routine for all candidates vying to host the event. The gag order came ...

January 23, 2015, Friday


Sleepy mountain county eyes Winter Games glory

High on a barren mountainside, a red flag marks the spot where China hopes ski jumpers will launch themselves to glory at the 2022 Winter Olympics....

January 22, 2015, Thursday


Beijing hands in bid

The two cities left in the depleted field for the 2022 Winter Games have submitted their bid files to te International Olympic Committee....

January 7, 2015, Wednesday


IOC flag at half-mast for He

The Olympic flag flies at half-mast at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, yesterday. The IOC expressed sadness at the death of former vice president He Zhenliang of China on Sunday. The flag will be flown half-mast for three days as a mark of respect for He, who led the bidding team that won the 2008 Olympic Games for Beijing. — AFP ...

January 6, 2015, Tuesday


IOC mourn death of "China's Mr Olympics" He

THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) expressed great sadness for the death of former IOC member and vice president He Zhenliang on Sunday. "It is with great sadness that the IOC has learnt of the ...

January 5, 2015, Monday


He Zhenliang, China’s Mr Olympics, dies

CHINA’S former IOC member He Zhenliang, who was instrumental in Beijing’s successful bid for the right to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, died yesterday. He, who was 85, died at a hospital in Beijing ...

January 5, 2015, Monday


Long lost Freeman bodysuit found

One of Australia’s greatest sporting mysteries may have been solved after a silver-white bodysuit thought to be the one Cathy Freeman wore when she lit the 2000 Olympic flame — believed lost or stolen...

December 24, 2014, Wednesday


Bach welcomes US decision to bid for 2024 Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the United States decision to bid for the 2024 Games and says whichever city is chosen will be a "very strong" contender....

December 18, 2014, Thursday


‘Super bacteria’ found in Rio waters

A DRUG-RESISTANT “super bacteria” that’s normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sailing events will be held,...

December 17, 2014, Wednesday


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