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  • Feb 17, 2022 19:07 PM
    Gallery: Canada Wins Women’s Ice Hockey Final at Winter Games
    Canada claimed gold Thursday in the Olympic women’s ice hockey event, beating its old rival U.S. 3-2 in the final. Sarah Nurse scored the first goal for Canada 7:50 minutes into the game, and Marie Philip Poulin scored twice, bringing the team up to 3-0. The U.S. failed to catch up despite Amanda Kessel’s goal near the end of the playing time. The victory gave Canada its fifth Olympic gold medal in women’s ice hockey
  • Feb 17, 2022 15:42 PM
    Gallery: Chinese Skiers Eye More Olympic Medals
    Eileen Gu led Zhang Kexin and Li Fanghui Thursday in the women’s freeski halfpipe qualification to pursue more medals for China in the Olympic snow events after Qi Guangpu won gold in the men’s freestyle skiing aerials on Wednesday night. Gu finished two runs without a hitch, placing first in Thursday’s event, Zhang scored 86.50 to finish fifth and Li ranked seventh with 84.75 points
  • Feb 16, 2022 19:45 PM
    Gallery: Zhangjiakou Snows for the Men’s Slalom Final
    Clement Noel claimed a first Olympic gold for France in alpine skiing Wednesday, winning the men’s slalom. Johannes Strolz of Austria, gold medalist in the alpine combined event, took the silver 0.61 seconds later, while Sebastian Foss-Solevaag of Norway won the bronze. China’s Zhang Yangming and Xu Mingfu failed to complete the race
  • Feb 16, 2022 16:53 PM
    Gallery: Russian Figure Skaters Pirouette to Victory
    Russian skaters led the women’s short program figure skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics after Kamila Valieva claimed the top spot and Anna Shcherbakova placed second. China’s Zhu Yi, who placed near the bottom of the rankings, closed the event with a smile, receiving applause from the audience
  • Feb 15, 2022 19:21 PM
    Gallery: China Adds to Its Olympic Big Air Medal Haul
    China shone in big air events at the Winter Olympics Tuesday with Su Yiming claiming the men’s snowboard big air gold, and Eileen Gu winning silver in women’s slopestyle skiing. Su finished his first and second jumps without a hitch, landing a win with 182.5 points. Gu regained her medal spot in the third run after falling in the halfpipe in the second round
  • Feb 15, 2022 19:08 PM
    Gallery: French Duo Skate to Victory in Valentine’s Ice Dance
    Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took home the gold on Valentine’s Day with a world record-breaking ice dance that was awarded 226.98 points. Russian duo Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov claimed silver, and the U.S.’ Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue closed their Olympic career with a bronze. Besides the medalists, China’s Wang Shiyue and Liu Xinyu finished 12th, the best showing in the country’s Olympic history in the event
  • Feb 14, 2022 19:50 PM
    Gallery: China’s Medalists Pursue Their Second Shot at Gold
    Medal winners Eileen Gu and Su Yiming participated in a fresh round of qualifiers Monday, in pursuit of their second medals at the winter games. Gu, the women’s freeski big air champion, secured her spot in the final of freeski slopestyle. And Su, who won silver in the men’s snowboard slopestyle, entered the final of men’s big air competition despite falling at one point during the contest
  • Feb 14, 2022 14:29 PM
    Gallery: Too Much Snow Proves a Problem for Winter Olympics
    Even though the heavy snow that fell Sunday on North China brought picturesque sights to locals, it caused trouble for Olympic downhill skiers as it made it harder for them to remain in control. The poor visibility and high winds caused some events to be delayed, including the women’s slopestyle qualifications, which China’s Eileen Gu eventually competed in. Switzerland’s Marco Odermatt managed to handle the tough weather, winning his first Olympic gold medal in the giant slalom
  • Feb 11, 2022 17:15 PM
    Gallery: Gold for Hirano, Tears for White in Snowboarding
    Japan’s Ayumu Hirano knocked Scotty James of Australia off the top in his final run in the dramatic men’s halfpipe final Friday to claim gold at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. The event was also the farewell Olympic appearance of three-time champion snowboarder Shaun White of the U.S., who fell in the final to make an exit without a medal
  • Feb 11, 2022 16:34 PM
    Gallery: Men’s Figure Skating Final Wows Fans
    Chinese American Nathan Chen claimed gold for the U.S. with an overall score of 332.60 points Thursday in the singles event at the Beijing Winter Olympics, while Japan’s two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu placed fourth. Hanyu failed in his attempt to land the first-ever competition quadruple axel, a jump featuring four-and-a-half rotations in the air, but the challenge won him wild accolades from fans in China
  • Feb 10, 2022 18:10 PM
    Gallery: Ace Speed Skater Loses Shot at Three-Peat
    China’s two-time gold medalist Ren Ziwei lost the chance to compete for a third gold on Wednesday, after he was penalized for an arm block during the semifinals of the men’s 1,500 meters. Ren’s exit paved the way for South Korea’s Hwang Dae-heon to claim the country’s first gold medal at the Beijing Winter Olympics. Ren previously secured gold for the men’s 1,000 meters short track and the mixed team relay
  • Feb 09, 2022 17:38 PM
    Gallery: Popular Olympics Mascot Creates DIY Frenzy
    People across China have resorted to making their own versions of Bing Dwen Dwen, the icy panda mascot of the Beijing Winter Olympics, after it became wildly popular, resulting in a shortage of supply. Retail stores were forced to limit customers to one purchase each. Licensed manufacturers are increasing production to meet the unexpected demand
  • Feb 08, 2022 16:51 PM
    Gallery: Skier Eileen Gu Soars to Victory
    California-born Eileen Gu, the Chinese Olympic team’s most successful skier, won a gold medal Tuesday in the women’s freeski big air event, bagging the country its third Olympic gold in Beijing. Gu cranked out her first “1620” four-and-a-half-rotation in the final run, setting herself up for victory. It’s the first of three medals Gu hopes to claim in the Winter Games. As one of the highest-profile sports stars in China, her win drew widespread attention online
  • Feb 07, 2022 18:33 PM
    Gallery: China Triumphs in Women’s Soccer in Mumbai
    China claimed the AFC Women’s Asian Cup for the ninth time on Sunday, beating South Korea 3-2 in the final. From 0-2, the team leveled up in the second half with goals from Tang Jiali and Zhang Linyan. In extra time, Xiao Yuyi scored the winning goal assisted by a pass from Wang Shanshan, leading the team to triumph in Mumbai, India
  • Feb 04, 2022 18:44 PM
    Gallery: Memorable Moments of Past Winter Olympics
    As the opening ceremony at the Beijing National Stadium, also known as the ‘Bird’s Nest,’ raises the curtain on the 2022 Winter Olympics, we look back at some of the awe-inspiring moments of past opening ceremonies at the Winter Olympic Games
  • Feb 03, 2022 16:13 PM
    Gallery: Olympic Torch’s Beijing Tour
    The three-day Beijing Winter Olympic torch relay started Wednesday, leading the flame through several of the capital’s landmarks to showcase the ‘dual Olympic city.’ Over 500 participants took part in the first day, which also included the first-ever underwater torch relay involving two robots
  • Jan 28, 2022 19:19 PM
    Gallery: Tigers of All Sizes Take Asia by Storm
    With the Lunar New Year holiday approaching, caricatures of the tiger are appearing across East Asia as the region celebrates the animal’s year in the Chinese zodiac. The Year of the Tiger is the third in the 12-year cycle. Considered the king of beasts, the tiger is known for its strength and courage, and is believed to bring good luck and chase away evil
  • Jan 27, 2022 18:04 PM
    Gallery: Senior Chic on Shanghai’s Streets
    Commercial photographer Qin Xiao has been snapping shots of stylish seniors in Shanghai since 2018, taking his camera onto the streets in a challenge to prevailing stereotypes of the elderly. Through his lens, some are dressed to the nines, while others appear in casual clothes, eclectically selected in what he calls a “wild fashion” style. The 33-year-old has been a street photographer since 2011, and has featured his “Senior Fashion Hub” photos at several exhibitions
  • Jan 26, 2022 19:42 PM
    Gallery: Amateur ’70s Ice Hockey Team Reunites
    Following China’s successful bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in 2015, an amateur ice hockey team from the 1970s reunited to become the Beijing 1979 Ice Hockey Team. Some 80% of its members are over 60 years old. Ice hockey has gained popularity in Beijing amid the Olympic fanfare, with 4,000 people registering as players at the local ice hockey association
  • Jan 25, 2022 15:55 PM
    Gallery: Final Touches on the Eve of the Olympics
    With the Beijing Winter Games 10 days away, the Main Media Centre began operating 24 hours a day on Monday, and volunteers began to work in over 700 sites on Tuesday. Competition venues are under closed-loop management, which isolates participants from the general population to prevent the spread of Covid-19