Refugees living in Kenya camps to get chance to compete at Rio Olympics

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Refugees living in Kenya camps to get chance to compete at Rio Olympics 

NAIROBI, Feb. 3 — Refugees living in Kenya will have a chance to compete at the Olympics under the International Olympic Committee (IOC) flag if they attain the recommended qualifying times.

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Kuma's design picked for 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kuma's design picked for 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium 

TOKYO, Dec. 22 — The design developed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma was adopted for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium as a joint venture led by construction giant Taisei Corp. won the bid to build the facility on Tuesday.

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IOC president visits 2022 Winter Olympics venues

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on IOC president visits 2022 Winter Olympics venues 

CHONGLI, Hebei Province, Aug. 28 — International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach arrived in Chongli County of Zhangjiakou on Friday to inspect 2022 Winter Olympics venues.

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Beijing, a safe chocie for 2022 Games

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Beijing, a safe chocie for 2022 Games 

BEIJING, July 27 — Seven years ago, china was putting the finishing touches on what was to become one of the most memorable Games ever. The 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing has left a far-reaching legacy to Beijing and china at large and the impetus given by the Games to the city's and broader China's development is still tangible.

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Winter Olympics more than a Snow White tale

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Winter Olympics more than a Snow White tale 

BEIJING, July 13 — Lack of natural snow is considered as a challenge for Beijing's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, while its sole competitor, Kazakhstan's Almaty, has plenty of natural snow and real winter conditions.

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Why Beijing bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Why Beijing bid for 2022 Winter Olympics 

BEIJING, June 15 — The Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, which turned out a great success, is hailed as a milestone in the global Olympic Movement.

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IOC still concerned about Rio water pollution

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on IOC still concerned about Rio water pollution 

LAUSANNE, June 9 — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains concerned about water pollution at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing venue, the organization's president Thomas Bach said on Monday.

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Almaty presents 2022 Winter Games bid to IOC members

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Almaty presents 2022 Winter Games bid to IOC members 

LAUSANNE, June 9 — The delegation for Almaty 2022 Winter Olympic Games held its first round of scheduled presentations on Tuesday to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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6 new events added to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on 6 new events added to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games 

SEOUL, June 9 — The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has expressed respect for the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding new event additions for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games Program.

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(Sports Focus) IOC recognizes Beijing 2022 Games delivery, huge winter sport potential in assessment

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Sports Focus) IOC recognizes Beijing 2022 Games delivery, huge winter sport potential in assessment 

BEIJING, June 1 — The International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission has underlined the assured Games delivery and huge winter sport potential in its assessment report on Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics which was released on Monday.

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