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2022 Olympics

  1. Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics; first city to hold Summer and Winter Games

    Jul 31, 2015, 6:12 AM EDT


    Beijing beat Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a very close IOC vote.

  2. Almaty or Beijing? IOC set to choose 2022 Winter Olympic host

    Jul 30, 2015, 8:08 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Biathlon

    Either way, the vote will mark an Olympic first.

  3. Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic bid promoted in Bird’s Nest New Year celebration (photos)

    Dec 31, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

    Beijing New Year's Celebration

    Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, are vying for the 2022 Winter Olympics in a July 31 vote.

  4. Almaty would not co-host 2022 Winter Olympics, report says

    Dec 30, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT


    Kazakhstan president previously said Astana would also be involved in the Almaty bid.

  5. Kazakhstan president: Astana will be involved in Almaty 2022 bid

    Dec 23, 2014, 10:46 AM EDT


    The two cities, separated by 600 miles, shared the 2011 Asian Winter Games.

  6. Beijing 2022 launches promo video, Twitter account

    Nov 1, 2014, 4:31 PM EDT

    Beijing 2022

    Video includes Olympic highlights, visuals of Beijing’s plan to host the Winter Games.

  7. IOC will not reopen 2022 Olympic bidding

    Oct 2, 2014, 8:18 AM EDT

    Thomas Bach

    IOC will choose between Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Beijing after Oslo dropout.

  8. IOC: FIFA boss says 2022 World Cup won’t clash with Olympics

    Sep 9, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter, Jacques Rogge

    Qatar World Cup could change dates to due high summer temperatures.

  9. One FIFA alternative 2022 World Cup window could creep into Feb.

    Sep 8, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    Qatar World Cup could start in November or January instead of June-July.

  10. Boston, Budapest among cities mulling future Olympic bids

    Jul 7, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT

    ALCS - Detroit Tigers v Boston Red Sox - Game Six

    With the 2022 Olympic host city finalists announced, attention turns to potential future Olympic sites.

  11. Krakow pulls out of 2022 Winter Olympics race

    May 26, 2014, 9:53 AM EDT


    Nearly 70 percent of public voters were against the bid.

  12. Poland presidents, Olympic champions urge public support for Winter Olympic bid

    May 22, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT

    Zbigniew Brodka

    Krakow is one of five cities that submitted 2022 bids, but it’s not assured to move forward.

  13. Five cities submit bids for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Mar 14, 2014, 10:26 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Biathlon

    Host city will be chosen in 2015.

  14. Stockholm pulls out of 2022 Winter Olympics bidding

    Jan 17, 2014, 8:46 AM EDT


    Stockholm’s ruling political party said the Swedish capital will not bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, two months after it was among six cities announced as bidders. “Arranging a Winter Olympics would mean a big investment in new sports facilities, for example for the bobsleigh and luge,” the Moderate party said in a statement, according…

  15. Qatar 2022 World Cup in winter should not clash with Olympics

    Jan 8, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    The 2022 World Cup will not be played during the hot summer in Qatar, a FIFA official said, but the proposed time window would not cross into the 2022 Winter Olympics. “The dates of the World Cup will not be in June or July,” FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke told France Inter Radio, according to…

  16. Munich out, Stockholm in for 2022 Olympic bidding

    Nov 11, 2013, 9:42 AM EDT


    Stockholm became the sixth entrant into the 2022 Olympic bidding, one day after Munich opted not to bid for the Winter Games. The Swedish capital hosted the 1912 Summer Games. No city has hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Under its 2022 bid plans, the Alpine events would be held in the northern Swedish…

  17. Sepp Blatter confirms he doesn’t want 2022 World Cup to clash with Olympics

    Nov 8, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

    Sepp Blatter

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter said “consultations” are starting on moving the 2022 Qatar World Cup to the winter, but that it won’t overlap with the 2022 Olympics. “It can only be done in November-December, not January-February,” Blatter told reporters in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Friday, according to Agence France-Presse. Blatter is also an International Olympic…

  18. China, Ukraine bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Nov 5, 2013, 10:11 AM EDT

    Beijing Olympics

    Beijing wants to host the Olympics again, but this time it eyes the Winter Games. China sent a nomination letter to the International Olympic Committee proposing a joint Beijing-Zhangjiakou bid for the 2022 Olympics, according to Xinhua News Agency. The deadline for cities to bid for the 2022 Winter Games is Nov. 14. The IOC…

  19. Winter sports chief concerned about possible 2022 World Cup in November

    Nov 4, 2013, 4:48 PM EDT

    Rene Fasel

    The Winter Olympics would surely be affected if the 2022 World Cup is moved to January or February, but even a potential November World Cup in Qatar is being met with concern by winter sports officials. “November is the start of the (winter sports) season for maybe, I would say, all the other federations,” Rene Fasel,…

  20. Report: Barcelona will not bid for 2022 Olympics

    Oct 14, 2013, 12:24 PM EDT

    Spain flag

    Barcelona will not become the first city to host a Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022, according to Spanish outlet SPORT. The newspaper quoted Barcelona mayor Xavier Trias saying a decision had not been made yet on Friday, but that sources told the newspaper an official announcement ending the possible bid city campaign is expected Friday. SPORT…