Olympics Newsletter

Korea, China finish in top 10

01.03.2010
The Vancouver Winter Olympics came to a close on Sunday, February 28, with Asia placing two National Olympic Committees in the top 10 of the final overall …

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Vancouver by numbers

28.02.2010
After 17 days of thrilling athletic competition, amazing displays of sportsmanship and magical moments when lifelong dreams were finally realised on the po…

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Asian NOC flag-carriers at closing ceremony

28.02.2010
Medal-winning figure skaters featured prominently in the closing ceremony of the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Sunday night. The flag-carrier for the Chines…

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Japan miss gold medal by 0.02 seconds

27.02.2010
Japan missed out on their first gold medal of the Vancouver Winter Olympics by just two-hundredths of a second in the women’s speed skating team pursuit fi…

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QADC reaches out to squash players

27.02.2010
Doha, Qatar: The Qatar Anti-Doping Commission (QADC) implemented the Athlete Outreach programme in cooperation with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) dur…

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Six months to Singapore YOG
27.02.2010
Singapore is six months away from welcoming the young people of the world to the very first Youth Olympic Games. Sixteen venues are ready for the 3,500 you…

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China’s curling team wins bronze

26.02.2010
China’s world champions had to settle for a bronze medal in the women’s curling competition on Friday. Under Canadian coach Dan Rafael, China beat Switzerl…

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Wang speeds to golden hat trick in Vancouver

26.02.2010
China’s Wang Meng completed a golden hat trick at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Friday by winning her third gold medal of the Games. The 24-year-old sho…

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Good Friday for Sung with two silver medals

26.02.2010
Short track speed skater Sung Si-Bak won two silver medals on the same day at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Friday. After finishing second in the men’s …

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China’s Liu soars to bronze in men’s aerials

25.02.2010
The Chinese are flying when it comes to the freestyle skiing (aerials) at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. After collecting a silver and a bronze in the wome…

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Korea’s ‘Queen Yu-Na’ is crowned Olympic champion

25.02.2010
Kim Yu-Na produced the performance of a lifetime to both captivate and conquer the world in winning the women’s figure skating gold medal at the Vancouver …

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IOC announces new Athletes’ Commission members

24.02.2010
Adam Pengilly from Great Britain (bobsleigh) and Angela Marie Ruggiero from the USA (ice hockey) have been elected to the Athletes’ Commission of the Inter…

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China wins three medals on same day

24.02.2010
China’s Olympic medal machine cranked out three more podium places on a memorable day at the Vancouver Winter Games on Wednesday – a gold, silver and bronz…

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Read all about it: Sporting Asia March 2010 out now!

23.02.2010
The new edition of the Olympic Council of Asia’s official newsletter, Sporting Asia, is now available for download from the OCA website. The printed editio…

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