Alexander Zhukov said it was a "great honour" to be appointed chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Alexander Zhukov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), will head the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission to monitor Beijing's preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
This year’s Chinese National Winter Games, seen as a key event in the the build-up to the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, have been described as "clean" by the event's deputy director, who has claimed there have been no positive doping results reported so far from 346 tests.
China is hailing this year's National Winter Games as an opportunity to help build interest in winter sport in the build-up to the 2022 Winter Olympics due to be staged in Beijing.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has urged Beijing to improve on the success of 2008 when the Chinese capital hosts the Winter Paralympics in 2022.
Norwegian Alpine skiing World Cup leader Aksel Lund Svindal has expressed his disappointment that he will not be able to crown his career with an appearance at an Olympic Games in his own country in 2022, blaming the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for feelings of apathy about the Games in his country.
Beijing 2022 organisers are to give professional training to 66,000 people who live close to one of the main venue clusters.
Leading snowboarding tournament Air & Style will hold an official training camp as part of a "strategic cooperative" relationship with the Genting Resort Secret Garden, a proposed venue for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Beijing's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) secretary and former Mayor Guo Jinlong has been named President of the city's Organising Committee for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
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.