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2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing has declared war on those hilariously bad translations on signs with eye on 2022 Winter Olympics

It has announced a monthly prize for the individual who spots the most errors. 

Apr 21, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

'Government not sacrificing poor for Winter Olympics'

 The expenditure incurred by China on the 2022 Winter Olympics will in no way affect its effort to alleviate poverty in the country's remote areas, a state-run daily reported on Thursday.

Aug 06, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

World leaders congratulate China for 2022 Beijing Olympics

Leaders of some countries and international organisations have sent messages to China congratulating Beijing on its successful bid to host the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Aug 05, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

Chinese Special Olympic participants celebrate Beijing 2022

 Beijing, together with Zhangjiakou, won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and the news exhilarated Chinese athletes, coaches and Chinese Americans at the Special Olympics here.

Aug 02, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Pyeongchang 2018 eager to benefit from Asian three-peat

Beijing`s winning 2022 winter Olympics bid was welcomed by organisers of the 2018 Pyeongchang Games in South Korea, who now look to benefit from Asia`s Olympics treble.

Aug 01, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

China media says Beijing can handle any problem for Winter Games

Chinese state-run media on Saturday lauded the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the city could handle any problem thrown at it and would aim to put on a "big party".

Aug 01, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Rights groups slam decision to give Beijing 2022 Winter Games

Human rights activists on Friday criticized the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the International Olympic Committee had sent the wrong message at a time of growing government pressure on activists and civil society.

Jul 31, 2015, 21:53 PM IST

Low-key celebration in Beijing for 2022 Winter Games win

Beijing celebrated its selection as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics in low-key fashion on Friday, in stark contrast to when the Chinese capital was awarded the 2008 Summer Games.

Jul 31, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

Kazakh PM hints at another Olympic run after narrow loss in 2022 Winter Games bid

Almaty could consider another Olympic bid campaign after narrowly losing out to Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, Kazakhstan`s Prime Minister Karim Massimov hinted on Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

IOC in no mood for risks, opts for Beijing's sure bet

The choice of Beijing as host of the 2022 Winter Olympics over Kazakhstan`s Almaty was a solid vote for the tried and tested, and the financial and organisational security of China.

Jul 31, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Beijing edges 2022 Winter Games vote to make Olympic history

Beijing on Friday narrowly won an IOC vote for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games that secured its place in sporting history.

Jul 31, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

China`s Xi Jinping vows `fantastic` Winter Games

China`s President Xi Jinping on Friday vowed that Beijing would stage a "fantastic" event if it is chosen for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Jul 31, 2015, 11:01 AM IST

Almaty urges IOC to 'show faith' in developing nations

Organisers of Almaty`s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics made an impassioned plea to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday, urging members to resist the temptation of choosing thei

Jul 31, 2015, 10:29 AM IST

Beijing, Almaty in final showdown for 2022 Games

Favourites Beijing and Almaty staged their final pleas to the International Olympic Committee on Friday, using political and sporting heavyweights to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Jul 31, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

Beijing, Almaty make final pitch for for 2022 Winter Olympics votes

Beijing and Almaty made their final bids for the 2022 Winter Olympics with China`s basketball legend Yao Ming countering Kazakhstan`s prime minister in the battle to sway decision-makers ahead of Friday`s vote.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Almaty says not snowed under by issues facing Beijing

Organisers of Almaty`s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics fired a thinly veiled shot at Beijing`s proposed plans on Thursday, offering a sneak preview into their strategy to win selection ahead o

Jul 30, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

Activists aim to derail Beijing's bid for Winter Olympics

Human rights activists are stepping up efforts to derail Beijing`s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, hoping their protests and petitions can thwart what appears to be almost certain victory for the

Jul 30, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Beijing promises better air quality, enough snow for 2022 Winter Olympics

Air quality and snow conditions are regarded as two of the major challenges for Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. But the city's bid officials gave an answer and solution to all the concerns, promising clean air and enough snow.

Jul 29, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Yao Ming holding court as Beijing bids for Winter Olympics

Standing 2.29 metres (7ft 6in) tall, Yao Ming has never been able to hide in the background.

Jul 29, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Beijing vs Almaty: Rival bids for 2022 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) must choose on Friday between Almaty in Kazakhstan and the Chinese capital Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Here is how the two bids size up...

Jul 29, 2015, 11:51 AM IST