Tag: Beijing


150,000 invited fans for Beijing 2022

China Olympics fan attendance

About 150,000 spectators are expected to be invited to attend events at the Beijing Olympics (China) in two of the three clusters of venues, organizers said on February 3rd. The ‘St. Louis Post Dispatch’ stated that plans to sell tickets to international visitors were scrapped last year because... » Read more


Ice Ribbon ‘spinning glory’ of Beijing 2022

Ice Ribbon the face of Beijing 2022

Think of the new National Speed Skating Oval design in Beijing (China) akin to a spinning top. It’s just that this spinning top seats 12,000 Olympic fans and contains curved glass wrapping the façade. The ‘Forbes’ stated that the only major new indoor venue for the 2022 Beijing Winter... » Read more


No Beijing 2022 tickets for public

No public tickets for Beijing 2022 available

No tickets will be sold for the upcoming Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing due to the “grave and complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic” in China. The ‘npr’ stated that instead, organizers announced on January 17th that they would invite groups of spectators to attend... » Read more


Beijing Games only for mainland China viewers

Beijing 2022 only with fans from China

Tickets for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be sold to spectators from mainland China only, while unvaccinated athletes must spend 21 days in quarantine ahead of the Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on September 29th. ‘Reuters’ stated that organizers of the Beijing... » Read more


Beijing 2022 construction work gather speed

Beijing Winter Olympic venues nearly finished

Infrastructure construction work for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will be completed this October with the rehabilitation of China’s National Stadium. This was confirmed by Beijing Major Projects construction headquarters recently. ‘Beijing 2022’ stated that the National Stadium, also... » Read more


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


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