2022 Winter Olympics

Exclusive: "Norwegians love to debate" claims Oslo 2022 chief executive as remains confident over Government support for bid

By Nick Butler at the Han Yue Lou Hotel in Nanjing

Eli Grimsby remains confident Oslo 2022 will receive Government support ©Oslo 2022Oslo 2022 chief executive Eli Grimsby remains "very optimistic" that Norway's under-fire bid for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics will ultimately receive Government support, and is "quite sure" there will still be three Candidate Cities in the race until next summer.

Fears grow over Oslo 2022 bid as public opposition in Norway continues to mount

By Nick Butler

Opposition remains high in Norway despite the popularity of winter sport in the country ©Oslo 2022Oslo 2022 have sought to clarify "misconceptions" over the role of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amid fears they are losing the public relations battle to get the support they need to bid for the Games. 

Beijing launch new website to mark one-year until decision on 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

By Duncan Mackay

Beijing has launched a new website to coincide with the one-year to go countdown until a decision is made on which city is chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©Beijing 2022Beijing has launched a new website to mark the one-year countdown until the decision to choose the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. 

Beijing 2022 receives strong endorsement on one year anniversary of Olympic host city being decided

By Nick Butler

Sochi 2014 Olympic champion Zhang Hong has come out in support of Beijing 2022 ©AFP/Getty ImagesBeijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has received a welcome boost on the one year anniversary of the host city being selected, after an endorsement from Olympic speed skating champion Zhang Hong.

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.
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