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Rio awarded 2016 Olympics

South America will become a first-time host of the Summer Olympics in 2016. The International Olympic Committee awarded the 2016 Games to Rio de Janeiro on a Friday of surprises in Copenhagen that included the ouster of Chicago in first-round ... CBC, 19 minutes ago
Trade Arabia

Lausanne picked for 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Lausanne, the Swiss city where the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is based, has been chosen to host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics. Lausanne easily won a secret ballot of IOC members at a convention centre in downtown Kuala Lumpur, beating ...
 Trade Arabia9 hours ago Olympics--Lausanne chosen as host city of 2020 Winter Youth Olympics  AlertNet2 days ago Lausanne chosen as host city of 2020 Winter Yo...  Qatar Peninsula1 day ago UPDATE 1-Olympics--Lausanne chosen as host city of 2020 Winter Youth Olympics  Reuters2 days ago
Irish Examiner

Winter Olympics puts spotlight on obscure Hebei county

A Beijing candidate city logo for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on the street in Chongli, Hebei, July 31. (File photo/CNS) A small county resting by the Great Wall and snow-capped mountain ridges in winter time, Chongli is suddenly under the ...
 Want China Times11 hours ago Beijing clinches historic 2022 Winter Games vo...  Qatar Peninsula1 day ago Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics  Irish Examiner1 day ago No snow no problem: China lands 2022 Games  Reuters India2 days ago

Beijing bid success benefits from focus on sports development: Brazil minister

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Brazil Sports Minister George Hilton said that Beijing's win over 2022 Winter Olympics is a result of Chinese government's long term focus on sports development. Beijing beat Kazakhsatan city Almaty, the only ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago

What they say

"Beijing has won the chance to host the Winter Olympic Games. That's because we trust the capacity of the Chinese people." Jacques Rogge, honorary president of the International Olympic Committee and former IOC president "I hope Beijing will ...
 CHINAdaily Europe1 day ago

China Focus: Winter Olympics shines light on obscure county

A small county resting by the Great Wall and snow-capped mountain ridges in winter time, Chongli is suddenly under the global spotlight. The quiet locale that has been luring a growing number of ski-loving urbanites from Beijing 240 km away erupted ...
 Individual.com2 days ago Winter Olympics shines light on obscure county  China Economic Net1 day ago

Despite a lack of snow, water, or winter sports, Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics

Choosing from two authoritarian countries to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has favored the one that lacks snow, water, or winter sports: Beijing. The other choice was Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan. The ...
 Quartz2 days ago Photo 9 days ago Beijing's 2022 Olympics bid looks good: minister  CHINAdaily USA6 days ago Beijing's 2022 bid has a great chance: Brazil Sports Minister  Noodls6 days ago
Georgia Newsday

Iran: London 2012 Olympics Logo Is Racist, Spells Out 'Zion' (PHOTO)

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran objects to the logo for the 2012 London Olympics, contending it is racist because it resembles the word "Zion" and warning of a possible boycott of the games. The secretary general of Iran's National Olympic Committee said ...
 Georgia Newsday2 days ago
Radio France Internationale

ATHLETICS: Usain Bolt muscles his way to victory in London

Reports of his demise have clearly been exaggerated. Bolt reacquainted the world of sprinting with his potency on Friday night with a 9.87 dash to claim the 100 metres at the Anniversary Games in London. Michael Rodgers from the United States was ...
 Radio France Internationale1 week ago ATHLETICS: Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meets  Radio France Internationale1 month ago

International Olympic Committee preserves a century of Olympics history

LAUSANNE (AFP) .- The archives captured some of the most iconic, and curious, moments in Olympic history, from pictures of the first modern-era games in Athens in 1896 to a sack race in St. Louis, Missouri eight years later. Sitting in a basement ...
 Artdaily.org1 week ago Preserving it for posterity  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago FEATURE: IOC looks to preserve Games history  Taipei Times Online2 weeks ago Rare footage found in Olympic archive facelift  BDlive2 weeks ago
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