Tag: Beijing


China keep-COVID-at-bay Beijing 2022 strategy

Beijing 2022 test events

Leaving nothing to chance, China has recently completed a 10-day testing program – a kind of mock-up – for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics in a bid to gauge how it can prevent the spread of COVID-19 during the sporting showpiece as the virus variant continues to clobber... » Read more


‘Water Cube’ revamped for Beijing 2022

China Water Cube renovation completed

China’s first venue for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games in 2022 is ready in the form of China’s National Aquatics Center – the ‘Water Cube’. Repurposing work of the Water Cube is through. It has been repurposed to host curling events as a 4,500-seat arena for Beijing 2022. The... » Read more


China 2023 Asia Cup springboard to FIFA event

China 2023 Asian Cup Beijing Workers Stadium

The new Beijing Workers’ Stadium will serve as the main venue for China’s staging of football’s 2023 Asian Cup. Preparations are on in full swing and a local organizing committee has been formed for the same. China is bending over backwards to ensure that the flagship event is a roaring... » Read more


Iconic Workers’ Stadium torn down in China

China Workers' Stadium pulled down

The famous Workers’ Stadium in Beijing has been pulled down as part of China’s ambitious plans to affect a sea change in its football infrastructure ahead of an expected World Cup bid. The majestic arena in the heart of the Chinese capital will be almost completely rebuilt and is scheduled for... » Read more


COVID-19 brakes on Beijing sports events

China Beijing Olympics update June 2020

All sports events in Beijing were halted recently following new COVID-19 cases surfacing in the city. A public notice issued by Beijing’s Municipal Sports Competitions Administration Centre stated, “Due to changes in the situation of epidemic prevention and control in Beijing, all kinds of... » Read more


Beijing’s iconic ‘Ice Ribbon’ main structure completed

China Ice Rink Stadium

The main structure construction work of the National Speed Skating Oval (The ‘Ice Ribbon’) in Beijing’s Olympic Green has been completed as per input given by the constructors. The ‘Ice Ribbon’ will host speed skating competitions during the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter... » Read more


China reveals plans for Beijing 2022 venues

Beijing 2022 venues

Beijing’s construction regulatory body released overall plans and deadlines of all venues related to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, laying the foundation for Olympic projects to advance, Beijing-based China Daily newspaper reported. Although all winter sports action has ceased in Beijing,... » Read more


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