Mass snow season begins in Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics venue

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mass snow season begins in Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics venue 

CHONGLI, China, Dec. 22 — Hebei launched its first provincial mass snow season on Tuesday in Changchengling, a ski resort nestled in mountains near the Great Wall where Beijing 2022 will stage Nordic skiing and other events.

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FIS Alpine Skiing tournament to open in China's 2022 Olympic venue

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on FIS Alpine Skiing tournament to open in China's 2022 Olympic venue 

CHONGLI, China, Dec. 7 — FIS Alpine Skiing tournament will open Tuesday in Chongli county's Genting Resort Secret Garden, one of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics snow events venues.

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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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News Analysis: Economic impact of Beijing Winter Olympics

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on News Analysis: Economic impact of Beijing Winter Olympics 

BEIJING, Aug. 4 — Clinching the winter olympics will provide hefty economic opportunities for Beijing and its surrounding regions, analysts say.

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Yao Ming: Beijing 2008 delivers strong legacy to Beijing 2022

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Yao Ming: Beijing 2008 delivers strong legacy to Beijing 2022 

KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 — Yao Ming, three-time Chinese Olympian and eight-time NBA All-Star, said here Monday that bringing Winter Games to Beijing would expand upon the strong sporting legacy that China enjoyed from the city's hosting of the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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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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Beijing, Zhangjiakou need to showcase 'true selves' to boost 2022 Winter Olympics bid

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Beijing, Zhangjiakou need to showcase 'true selves' to boost 2022 Winter Olympics bid 

SHANGHAI, April 13 — Yang Yang, China's first gold medalist in Winter Olympics, said on Monday that Beijing and Zhangjiakou need to showcase their true selves in bidding for the 2022 Winter Games.

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Russian bill on 2 consecutive Olympics cap on athletes incomprehensible — Plushenko

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russian bill on 2 consecutive Olympics cap on athletes incomprehensible — Plushenko 

MOSCOW, April 8 — A draft law banning Russian athletes from competing in two consecutive Olympic Games and submitted with lawmakers earlier in the day is inappropriate and incomprehensible, Russia’s dual Olympic Champion in figure skating Evgeni Plushenko told TASS on Tuesday.

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Winter Olympics bidding to speed up China's air pollution control: spokesman

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Winter Olympics bidding to speed up China's air pollution control: spokesman 

BEIJING, March 2 — Smog-choked Beijing's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is expected to accelerate the city and China's air pollution control process, spokesman for the annual session of China's top political advisory body said Monday.

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2022 Winter Olympics bid inspires more Chinese to join in winter sports

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2022 Winter Olympics bid inspires more Chinese to join in winter sports 

BEIJING, Feb. 16 — Beijing's bid for the Winter Olympics is a springboard for hundreds of millions of Chinese to join in ice and snow sports, Chinese vice premier Liu Yandong said on Sunday.

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