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Official celebrations in Beijing for Winter Games win

Performers and uniformed volunteers erupted into dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital was named the 2022 Winter Olympics host. The choreographed events...

China’s Xi 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. Xi expressed...

A touch of Malaysia if Beijing wins bid

If Beijing wins the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics there will be a touch of Malaysia because the Genting Resort Secret Garden...

Beijing and Almaty make final pitch for 2022 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...

Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja’afar – the Sporting Prince

MALAYSIAN prince Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja'far needs no introduction to the sporting world and thanks to his links Malaysia is playing host to the...

Kazakhstan backs Olympic promises with oil fund

Kazakhstan will break into its $70 billion sovereign wealth fund to help pay the bills if it wins the 2022 Winter Olympics, Prime...

IOC signs $14 billion of deals in 17 months

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has signed $14 billion in deals since the Sochi Winter Olympics last year, a spokesman said Tuesday highlighting the...

Malaysia-Singapore Can Be Olympics Host, says Bach

There is no barrier for any country to play host to the Olympic Games, said International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach. "If you...

Japan Olympics minister denies illegal fund claims

Japan's newly appointed Olympics minister on Wednesday denied reports that his political supporters had received millions of yen in illegal funding, dismissing the claims...

IOC chief’s visit fuels talk of Indian bid

IOC supremo Thomas Bach will meet India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday amid growing expectations that one of the Olympics' perennial underachievers may...


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