Beijing passes Winter Olympics test

2015-03-30 16:27:06

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission has just completed their visit to Beijing, and is pleased with what they found.

Moments of beauty and strength at Shanghai ISU worlds

2015-03-30 14:20:19

Skaters gather for a selfie after the exhibition program completed the ISU World Figure Skating Championships at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, on Sunday.

Winter Olympics inspectors positive after Beijing visit

2015-03-30 14:10:46

IOC inspectors left Beijing Sunday after offering praise for the Chinese capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games.

ISU chief believes in Beijing's ability to host Winter Games

2015-03-30 13:59:04

International Skating Union chief Ottavio Cinquanta has praised China's work on the world figure skating championships and hailed Beijing's capability to host the Winter Olympic Games.

Olympic bid outlook remains bright despite pollution

2015-03-30 07:41:09

The International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission remains positive that Beijing is capable of hosting a successful Winter Olympics in 2022.

Beijing capable of hosting 2022 Winter Olympics: IOC official

2015-03-28 22:04:32

The International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission said on Saturday that its five-day inspection visit to Beijing has assured members that the Chinese capital is capable of hosting a successful Winter Olympics in 2022.

Beijing Olympics would be safe, IOC inspectors told

2015-03-28 07:40:54

The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee made assurances that the capital is capable of hosting a safe Games if its bid is successful, despite the existence of a terrorism threat.

Beijing's Olympic prospects look gold

2015-03-27 22:00:22

Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is expected to boost sports industry and tourism business in Beijing and Hebei province, said the Beijing 2022 bid committee.

Venues introduced for Beijing's Winter Games bid

2015-03-27 16:43:14

Twelve venues will be used as competition site if Beijing wins the 2022 Winter Olympics bid. There are also three training sites and a number of non-competition venues prepared for the Games.

Games would help lower barriers

2015-03-27 07:35:31

When Hou Bin, an athlete who lost his left leg in a train accident at the age of 9, raised himself up on a cable to light the caldron at the 2008 Paralympic Games at the National Stadium, the whole world applauded in awe, not only for the successful lighting of the flame but also for the Paralympic spirit he embodied.

Olympic committee ends inspection of proposed Beijing venues for 2022 bid

2015-03-26 22:25:22

Boasting ready-made skiing facilities and scenic views of the Great Wall, Beijing's co-host city Zhangjiakou for the 2022 Winter Olympics will welcome global winter sports fans with modern hospitality and traditional heritage should the bid succeed.

Shenzhen to host NBA Global Games

2015-03-26 20:57:39

Hoops fever ignited by authentic National Basketball Association competition will rock a Southern China metropolis for the first time, as the NBA announced on Wednesday it will bring its global games back to China this autumn.