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  1. News - Asia - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Japanese athletes warned to keep a low profile at China Youth Olympics

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese athletes told to keep low profile in Nanjing Japanese athletes at this month's Youth Olympics in Nanjing have been warned not to wear their official tracksuits around the city due to safety fears. Delegation chief Yosuke Fujiwara has told Japan's 78 athletes to wear regular clothes outside the Games' venues during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571644/japanese-athletes-told-keep-low-profile-youth-olympics-china
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Nigeria quits youth Olympics in China amid Ebola-linked sporting bans

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Nanjing Restrictions placed on athletes from Ebola zone Nigeria has withdrawn from the Youth Olympics in the Chinese city of Nanjing, state media reported Saturday, as four African nations battle the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in decades. Nigeria’s decision was confirmed by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in Nanjing, China’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574522/youth-olympic-games-nanjing-bans-some-athletes-ebola-zone
  3. News - China - SPORT

    Beijing makes final three on shortlist for Winter Olympics in 2022

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by WU NAN, AP

    ... for the city's bid for the winter games. The International Olympic Committee approved the three remaining contenders as official candidate cities, rather than cut the field any further. The cities must ... the population opposes the bid. Officials from the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Bid committee said they would host the games economically. "We will try our best to take advantage of the stadiums ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549262/beijing-makes-final-three-shortlist-winter-olympics-2022
  4. News - China - OLYMPICS

    Northern city of Zhangjiakou dreams of hosting 2022 Winter Olympic Games

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by WU NAN

    ... of Lillehammer hosted the 1994 games. Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, staged the 2011 Asian Winter Games, seen as good preparation for hosting a Winter Olympics. "Who knows?" Zhang ... Olympic Games has proved the capability of the city and increases the attractiveness of China," he says. "Let's see how Beijing and Zhangjiakou can play with their ambition." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1424290/northern-city-zhangjiakou-dreams-hosting-2022-winter-olympic-games
  5. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Nanjing should think twice before bidding for Asian Games

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:37am by Daniel Ren

    ... spirit and show off its cultural heritage. The city is preparing to stage the Youth Olympic Games in August. City officials stress that budgets for such events are tightly controlled. Fewer than ... Daniel Ren Nanjing expressed an interest in holding the 2019 event after Vietnam pulled out, but would the billions be money well spent? Asian Games host never comes in first When Nanjing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1522227/nanjing-should-think-twice-bidding-asian-games
  6. News - World - WINTER OLYMPICS

    US offers ships to guard Russia's Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 09:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US offers ships to guard Games after terror threats The United States said it was ready to deploy air and naval assets- including two ships- to help secure the Winter Olympics in Russia after terror threats. The offer came after US concern about possible attacks at the event, which starts in the Black Sea city of Sochi on February 7. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1410138/us-offers-ships-guard-russias-winter-olympic-games-sochi
  7. News - World

    Rio's Guanabara Bay won't be clean enough for 2016 Olympics, says mayor

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:56am by Bloomberg

    ... Olympic sailing competition, breaking a promise made when the city won the hosting rights in 2009. "I am sorry that we didn't use the games to get Guanabara Bay completely clean, but that wasn't for the Olympic Games- that was for us," Paes said. "That was something that we could not accomplish that was in the bid book." Paes said the sailing competition would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528131/rios-guanabara-bay-wont-be-clean-enough-2016-olympics-says-mayor
  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea threatens to skip Asian Games after talks on inclusion falter

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Southern official says Seoul mystified by North's 'unilateral walkout' of talks on its participation North Korea may skip Asian Games hosted by South North Korea yesterday threatened to pull out of September's Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks to negotiate Pyongyang's participation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556076/north-korea-threatens-boycott-asian-games
  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea to join Asian games in South Korea despite tensions over ship firefight

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 05:18pm by AFP

    ... to this year’s Asian Games in South Korea – the first time it has participated in a major sporting event there for more than a decade and despite simmering cross-border tensions. “The Olympic Committee ... Olympics in Seoul but sent athletes and cheerleaders to the 2002 Asian Games in South Korea’s southern port city of Busan. In July last year, a North Korean female football team competed in South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518743/north-korea-join-asian-games-seoul-despite-tensions-over-ship-firefight
  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Six men jailed for month in Malaysia after staging ‘Nude Sports Games 2014’

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... police said. The defendants were arrested for staging what they called the “Nude Sports Games 2014” on May 30. The event’s existence surfaced when a video by the organisers appeared on social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581448/six-men-jailed-month-malaysia-over-outrage-staging-nude-sports-games-2014

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