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.
Beijing 2022 turn to Russian International Olympic University to try to learn winter sport experience
Selected sports officials from across China have been training at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in order to gain expertise necessary for organising a Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Exclusive: IOC members raise concerns about travel distances at Beijing 2022 being far longer than claimed
Several International Olympic Committee (IOC) members believe its own Evaluation Commission underestimated the travel distance between the three venue clusters proposed in Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, insidethegames has been told.
Beijing 2022 produced a "slick and professional" presentation to International Olympic Committee (IOC) members today in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympics, strongly batting off concerns about a lack of snow and winter vibe.
Almaty unveil $75 billion sovereign wealth fund in bid to ease financial concerns surrounding 2022 Olympic bid
A pledge to utilise a $75 billion (£49 billion/€67 billion) sovereign wealth fund formed a strong part of Almaty 2022's message to the International Olympic Committee here (IOC) at today's Candidate City Briefing, with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov playing a starring role.
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong are leading the respective delegations of Almaty and Beijing here for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidate City Briefing starting on Tuesday (May 9).
Sepp Blatter is not attending the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidate City Briefing for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic race here next week, it has been confirmed.
A global coalition of pro-Tibet organisations have launched a petition urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reject Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following the release of the IOC's Evaluation Commission report into the bid of the Chinese capital and its only rival, Almaty in Kazakhstan.
Reliance on artificial snow and "budget risks" highlighted in 2022 Olympic race Evaluation Commission reports
Beijing's complete reliance on artificial snow and Almaty's dependence on economic stability in order to afford the Games have been highlighted as concerns in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission report released today on the two-horse race for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
World famous actor and pop star Jackie Chan has released a Beijing 2022 bid song, which is one of 10 invited musical selections forming part of the Chinese capital’s quest to secure hosting rights for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
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.