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  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing’s former industrial complex Shougang district sees sustainable urban regeneration push

    Shougang district, once the burning heart of Beijing’s industrial complex, is now standing proud as a monument to the city’s urban regeneration efforts. Cooling towers are being transformed into Olympic venues, blast furnaces into training centres and an iron ore storage tower has even become home to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games Organising Committee. Ten years on from hosting its first summer Olympic Games and four years out from its debut Olympic Winter Games, the Shougang district is getting a new look.
    20 Aug 2018 | Beijing 2022, Legacy, Beijing 2008, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Koreans shine on Lunar New Year

    Koreans traditionally celebrate Lunar New Year by eating bowls of rice cake soup called Tteokguk and playing the board game Yutnori with friends and family. Already one of the most important holidays in the Republic of Korea, this year, Koreans will also gather together to cheer on their best winter sports athletes.
    16 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Passion in the air: 200 days to go until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

    There are fewer than 200 days to go until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. This milestone was celebrated by the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, visiting the host city to show his support for the Games. As the nation’s passion and excitement continues to grow in the final few months before the world’s biggest sporting event kicks off in Korea, the 200-days-to-go milestone was celebrated in Seoul and Gangwon Province last weekend.
    25 Jul 2017 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea
  • News | London 2012

    Bolt leads record breakers - London 2012 - Athletics

    Day 15 saw the curtain fall on the track and field action at London 2012, and once again it was Usain Bolt who stole the headlines on a day when 32 gold medals were won.
    11 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News
  • News | Turin 2006

    Happier Ahn makes short track history

    Ahn Hyun-soo had not enjoyed his first experience of the Olympic Games. In Salt Lake City, as a 16-year-old short track skating prodigy, the South Korean racer had made the final of the 1000m. At the final turn, he was part of the huge crash that left the way clear for Steve Bradbury to take gold. While others scrambled towards the line to grab a medal, placed fourth.
    18 Feb 2006 | Turin 2006, Short Track Speed Skating, Olympic News, Republic of Korea
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