2022 Winter Olympics

Oslo 2022 strengthened by messages of support from two major leaders

By Nick Butler

Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions chief Gerd Kristiansen has declared her support for Oslo 2022 ©TwitterOslo 2022 has received a boost after the leaders of two of Norway's most influential organisations declared their support for the under fire 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid.

Oslo 2022 updates bid logo and website after winning Candidate City status

By Zjan Shirinian

Oslo has updated its bid logo to reflect its status as a Candidate City ©Oslo 2022Oslo 2022 has released an adapted version of its bid logo for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and upgraded its website.

Almaty, Beijing and Oslo shortlisted to host 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

By Nick Butler at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne

Thomas Bach making the announcement about the short list for 2022 ©ITGAlmaty, Beijing and Oslo, the three remaining contenders in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympics, have all been put through to the candidature stage of the contest by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board today.

It is important we convince Norwegians that Oslo 2022 will not be like Sochi 2014, admits chief executive

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne

Oslo 2022 Eli Grimsby is confident that the Norwegian Government will back their bid ©Oslo 2022 Norway's Government will back Oslo's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, despite public opposition to the campaign, chief executive Eli Grimsby has claimed on the eve of the decision here to shortlist the cities. 

Almaty 2022 opens "window to the world" by launching bid website

By Zjan Shirinian

Almaty 2022 has launched its website, which it says will "open a window to the world" ©Almaty 2022Almaty 2022 has launched its website which will "open a window to the world ", just days before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decides which cities bidding for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will go through to the candidate phase of the process.

Lviv pull out of race to host 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

By Duncan Mackay at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

Lviv 2022 logoLviv, whose bid had been in doubt ever since the political crisis in Ukraine erupted, today officially withdrew its campaign to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Mass bike ride highlights local support for Almaty 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid

By Duncan Mackay

Cyclists took part in a fun run to help show support for Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©Almaty 2022More than 2,000 people have taken part in a mass participation cycling event to show their support for Almaty's campaign to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. 

Olympic cycling gold medallist to lead mass bike ride in support of Almaty 2022

By Duncan Mackay

London 2012 gold medallist Alexander will lead a mass bike ride in support of Almaty 2022 ©AFP/Getty ImagesLondon 2012 gold medallist Alexander Vinokurov is to lead a mass bike ride tomorrow in support of Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Oslo 2022 target Norwegian youngsters as key supporters of faltering Olympic bid

By Nick Butler

Oslo 2022 claim that youth support can prove the making of their under-fire bid for the Olympics and Paralympics ©Oslo 2022Norwegian officials have hailed the excitement towards their bid from the "2022-generation" following recent polls suggesting half of the Norwegian population aged between 16 and 24 want Oslo to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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