Human rights issues have been brought to the fore once again in the contest for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after a group of athletes wrote to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) requesting pressure to be put on Kazakhstan to drop proposed anti-gay rights legislation.
Beijing 2022 rolling out Winter Olympic education programme to fulfill "300 million new participants" pledge
An Olympic Culture Day at Yang Fang Dian Primary School in Beijing’s Haidian district has been hailed as a way to emphasise how Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics and Paralympics will bring 300 million new participants into winter sport.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has expressed his hope that Almaty's 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid will prove successful following his landslide re-election for another five years as Kazakhstan President.
Beijing 2022 deny bid would reduce water access for locals as high speed railway cost remains unknown
Beijing 2022 have denied claims the conversion of water into artificial snow will negatively impact local populations should the Chinese capital be successful in its bid to host the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has finally given a message of support for Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics following a visit to the former capital city, while bid leaders have sought to outline the cost effective and responsible nature of the bid.
Beijing 2022 have released a promotional video entitled "Beijing Come On!" which features high-profile celebrities supporting the Chinese capital's bid to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
IOC President Bach praises China's vision about importance of sport as meets country's Foreign Minister
Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), today met with China's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi, in Lausanne and praised the nation's "vision about the importance of sport".
Exclusive: China promises to lift ban on Facebook and Twitter if Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics
There will be unrestricted internet access throughout all of Beijing and Zhangjiakou during the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics if the cities are awarded the Games, Chinese officials have promised.
No budget for the high speed railway due to link the three venue clusters proposed in Beijing's 2022 Olympic and Paralympic bid has been given here to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission, as it is "unrelated" to the Games.
Beijing 2022 have pitched the commercial potential of their Olympic and Paralympic plans to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission here today, but have still not revealed wider spending costs associated with the bid.
Ski jumping will take place at a venue overlooking the Great Wall of China if Beijing are awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, they have promised.
Swapping proposed venues for men and women's ice hockey is among possible changes to Beijing 2022's Olympic and Paralympic bid proposed so far by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during their Evaluation Commission inspection.
All Chinese policies are aimed at "protecting the people's rights", Beijing 2022 officials have claimed here as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission visit opened, with groups using the bid to "achieve political goals" criticised.
Beijing 2022 officials have outlined the "sustainability" of their Olympic and Paralympic bid as well as the benefits they claim it would bring to the global winter sports community on the eve of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission visit opening here.
Staging the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will help combat air pollution in Beijing, it has been claimed as members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission members arrive here for their five-day inspection visit.