Russia’s Rosa Khutor resort seduces tourists

Five years after the Olympic Games, the Rosa Khutor resort has become very popular among Russia’s ski tourists.

Paris 2024 Summer Olympics venues

Paris 2024 reveals the last détails on the sites hosting the Paris Olympic Games. Videographic showing venues for Paris 2024.VIDEOGRAPHIC

China trampoline star eyes last jump in Tokyo

Chinese trampoline star Dong Dong has spent his life defying gravity, but now he wants to defy his age as he trains to participate in a record-equalling fourth Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

If the face fits: Tokyo 2020 to deploy facial recognition

Thousands of Tokyo 2020 athletes, staff and reporters will be scanned by cutting-edge facial recognition technology in an Olympic Games first, organisers say.

Doe-eyed superheroes picked for Tokyo 2020 mascot

Tokyo unveils its long-awaited mascot for the 2020 Olympic Games: a futuristic blue-checked, doe-eyed character with pointy ears and “special powers” that is picked by schoolchildren across mascot-mad Japan.

Doe-eyed superhero picked for Tokyo 2020 mascot

Tokyo unveils its long-awaited mascot for the 2020 Olympic Games: a futuristic blue-checked, doe-eyed character with pointy ears and “special powers” that is picked by schoolchildren across mascot-mad Japan. IMAGES

Some Olympic Athletes Have an Upside Down View

Upside down may not be a usual perspective for most of us, but at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games, many athletes see the competition that way. (Feb. 23)

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Bobsleigh

Bobsleigh is an extreme sliding sport which has been part of the winter Olympic Games since 1932 for men, and 2002 for women. Average racing speeds are around 120 km/h with a maximum of some 135km/h.VIDEOGRAPHIC