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Winter 2022

IOC Members React to Beijing 2022 Bid Victory

July 31, 2015

(ATR) Considered Goliath to Almaty’s David, Beijing’s narrow victory triggered a mix of reactions. The Chinese bid triumphed 44-40.     Beijing 2022 bid leader and mayor Wan...

"Uninspiring" Host Choice for 2022 Olympics -- Media Watch

July 31, 2015

(ATR) Time writer Hannah Beech says, "The final choice for the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics was uninspiring." Residents of Beijing watch as IOC chief Thomas Bach a...

Almaty, Beijing Present to IOC -- Photodesk

July 31, 2015

(ATR) Around the Rings is on the scene for the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Here's a look at the day's events at the KL convention center. Yao Ming towers over his B...

Obstacles Ahead for Beijing 2022 -- ATRadio

July 31, 2015

(ATR) In a close vote at the IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Beijing is elected as the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Delegation from Beijing celebrates at the 128th IOC Se...

Toyota Partners with Trinidad & Tobago NOC -- Sponsor Spotlight

August 01, 2015

(ATR) Toyota gave a check for $150,000 to the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) on Wednesday, the first check in a pledge of at least $750,000 worth of donations to...

Glitch Hits Electronic Vote at IOC Session

July 31, 2015

(ATR) For the first time since going to electronic voting more than 10 years ago, the IOC encounters a glitch.     (Getty Images) It happened just as IOC members had cast t...

Almaty 2022 Bid Vice Chairman: "Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to showcase our country to the world"

July 31, 2015

Almaty 2022 offers congratulations to Beijing 2022 Almaty 2022 Vice Chairman, Mr Andrey Kryukov, today expressed his pride in the hard work that the Almaty 2022 Bid Committ...

Protest and anger as Tibet campaigners respond to Beijing winning the 2022 Winter Olympic Games

July 31, 2015

In response to the International Olympic Committee’s decision to award the 2022 Olympic Games to China, the International Tibet Network said: “The IOC has sent the wrong me...

Beijing named host city of Olympic Winter Games 2022

July 31, 2015

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today named Beijing, People's Republic of China, as the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 2022. The Chinese capital was chosen...

Beijing 2022 Pitch Focuses on Economics, Inspiring Youth

July 31, 2015

(ATR) NBA basketball star Yao Ming was shown playing ice hockey with youngsters during a light-hearted video segment, but overall, Beijing 2022’s presentation to the IOC was s...

Almaty 2022 on the Attack in Persuasive Olympic Pitch to IOC

July 31, 2015

PM Massimov and the Almaty bid team before their final pitch to the IOC (ATR) (ATR) The Kazakh team was in offensive mode in their impressive presentation, underlining the bi...

Former Soviet Republics Redefining Themselves With Sport -- Media Watch

July 30, 2015

(ATR) CNN reporters Amanda Davies and Ollie Williams are tackling the "new frontier" of sport. The Byterek Tower in Astana, Kazakhstan (Getty Images) "Small wonder Kazakhs...

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