Winter Sports

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics have signed Sankeshu Paint as official exclusive paint supplier for the Games

Jason Gardener, president of UK Athletics and a former Olympic gold medallist, has described how the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association ignored an approach from him to address allegations of racism…

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics organising committee has signed a quartet of official suppliers

The Norwegian Ski Federation (NSF), already suffering financial losses as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, has lost one of its key sponsors – the country’s largest civil engineering company Veidekke.

German brewery Veltins has extended its sponsorship with major international winter sports events, including the Four Hills tournament and World Cups in ski jumping, Nordic combined and cross-country skiing

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) executive board has approved Sapporo’s bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics.

The X Games action sports franchise has become the latest organisation affected by China’s coronavirus crisis following a decision to postpone its inaugural winter edition in the country.

A report on Chinese winter sport consumption habits by the China Tourism Academy and online Chinese tour operator Ctrip has said the number of winter sports tourists during the 2018-19 season hit 224 million

International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel is keen to add 3x3 ice hockey to the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games programme, following a successful experimental competition at Lausanne…

China’s winter sport industry is booming ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. But the pace of development has created challenges for the Chinese state, from environmental and real estate policy to a lack of technical nous.

The organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have adopted a less-is-more approach to their domestic sponsorship programme. Zhang Dan reports on their progress in becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter Games.

The IOC is undertaking a range of reforms designed to make bidding for and hosting the Olympics less costly and less complex. Jonathan Dyson asks whether any progress is being made, including in the current 2026 Winter Olympics bidding race, and looks at what more needs to be done.

Schools in developing sports markets such as China and India are forging links that could eventually push them towards the top set in sports business postgraduate academia. Richard Mulligan reports.

Chinese sportswear company Anta Sports Products announced yesterday that it has signed China's first naturalised skier, Eileen Gu, as a brand ambassador

The Gemdale Sports agency has branched out into a new sport after being named as the exclusive commercial partner of the 2021 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships in Zhangjiakou, China

The main structures of the 12,000-seat National Speed Skating Oval and an extension of the National Indoor Stadium, both key venues for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, have been completed

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension to its contract with the Ski Association of Japan for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held…

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics organising committee has signed the People's Insurance Company of China as the Games' tenth official partner

The International Olympic Committee is to begin talks with the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee to develop a plan to host the 2024 Winter Youth Olympics in South Korea, with some events potentially hosted…

The Chinese Ministry of Education released an updated list of higher vocational education programs offering training in ice and snow sports facility maintenance and management, to meet increasing demand…

ESPN announced Wednesday that the first Winter X Games to be held in China will be in the district of Chongli, in Hebei province, on February 21-23, 2020

The Olympic Channel, the International Olympic Committee’s OTT platform, has said it will provide 300 hours of coverage of the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games, which takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland f…

Gangwon Province Governor, Choi Moon-soon, has revealed legacy plans for three venues from the 2018 winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, adding that a bid is set to be made for the 2024 winter Youth Olympic…

Lausanne 2020 has revealed an innovative ‘two-wave’ system for its staging of the Winter Youth Olympic Games, with the official competition schedule designed to ensure athletes have a shorter stay on-…

Chinese sportswear company Anta Sports Products released its interim results for the first half of 2019 (H1) yesterday, boasting growth of more than 40 per cent and an increase of profit margin by more…

The ski jumping venue for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will become the world’s first permanent ski jumping course when it is built according to the local Shijingshan district government.

The winter sports industry in China is now worth over $50bn (€45bn), the local organising committee for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games has told an International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has begun its 134th Session in Lausanne, where the host of the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will be chosen

Hosting rights to the 2023 World Para Snow Sports Championships have been awarded in Sweden to Östersund and Åre, while the International Ski Federation (FIS) has revealed six bids for its four World C…

Calgary, the largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta, has been awarded the rights to host the Winter X Games for three years from 2020

Salt Lake City, Utah will be put forward to host a second Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2030, beating Denver, Colorado to the nomination

The Salt Lake City Council has approved a resolution supporting an “expression of interest” agreement with the United States Olympic Committee, formalising its interest in bidding to host the Winter Oly…

The process to determine the host of the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is officially a two-horse race after Calgary city council unanimously agreed to end the Canadian city’s bid.

The bid committee for Stockholm’s effort to land the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has said it will stage immediate talks with the Swedish city’s government after a new coalition appeared to …

The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has confirmed that its official bid to host the 2026 Olympic Games will comprise Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, with Turin dropping out.

Lake Placid appears set to host the 2023 winter Universiade after the International University Sports Federation (FISU) approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the US resort’s bid for the multi-sport event.