China is seeking help from the Czech Republic as it looks to improve at ice hockey and biathlon in the run-up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Beijing 2022 bid vice-chairman Zhang Jiandong claimed organisers have a "better and more accurate understanding" about hosting the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following the conclusion of an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Orientation Seminar in China’s capital.
China has approved plans for a ¥58.41 billion (£5.98 billion/$9.21 billion/€8.39 billion) high speed railway which will be used during the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has claimed his country will “deliver on all its promises” ahead of Beijing 2022 during a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach in the Chinese capital.
All remaining votes in the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur are to be conducted the old-fashioned way, via paper ballot, after yesterday's fiasco which forced a re-vote in the battle between victors Beijing and Almaty for the right to stage the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, today wasted no time in signalling that a significant revamp of the winning Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic project is probably in the offing.
Beijing has been awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after beating Kazakhstan rival Almaty, albeit by a much narrower margin than many expected, it has been announced here today.
Almost the first thing we saw was the Bird’s Nest Stadium; the second was an International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president; the third was a video from Xi Jinping, the Chinese President.
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov today urged voting International Olympic Committee (IOC) members to make a brave choice rather than one which will make them sleep easier at night by voting for Almaty over Beijing in this afternoon's 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic host city vote.
Only 85 of the 100 current International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are set to participate in this afternoon’s vote between Almaty and Beijing to determine the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Campaign for 2022 Winter Olympics nears finale with hot favourites Beijing insisting they have "enough snow"
A 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic campaign that never quite captured the world’s imagination meandered towards its conclusion in the Malaysian capital today, with Almaty still making pointed reference to “real snow” and Beijing deluging us with air quality statistics.
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov has hit back at claims his country's economic problems means Almaty would not be capable of hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, promising a $75 billion (£49 billion/€67 billion) sovereign wealth fund has been set aside to deal with such projects.
International Paralympic Committee to receive $1.5 million increase from 2022 Winter Games as IOC reveal deals worth $14 billion
A $1.5 million (£961,000/€1.4 million) increase in payments to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is due to be among the new details revealed when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) publish the Host City contract for the first time following the vote here on Friday (July 31) to decide whether Almaty or Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Almaty and Beijing bid teams arrive in Kuala Lumpur to begin final countdown to 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics vote
Delegations from Almaty and Beijing have both arrived here as they begin a frantic final week of lobbying before a decision will be made on which city will host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
An in-house expert and an independent monitoring body must be appointed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to regulate the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic hosts, be it either Almaty or Beijing, a leading human rights organisation has warned.