• As Olympics loom, China plunges into snow biz
    AFP4 minutes ago

    As Olympics loom, China plunges into snow biz

    Hao Rui only took up skiing this winter, but the 17-year-oldlooked like a veteran as he perched casually atop a slope outside Beijing before schussing downhill.

  • As Olympics loom, China plunges into snow biz
    AFP4 minutes ago

    As Olympics loom, China plunges into snow biz

    China wants to create a winter sports culture ahead of the 2022 Beijing Olympics

  • Reuters4 hours ago

    Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

    (Reuters) - Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a U.S. auction house. Thirty-two lots, including two golds and a silver from the Munich Olympics, fetched $333,500 (£268,087)

  • Reuters4 hours ago

    Gymnastics-Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

    Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a U.S. auction house. Thirty-two lots, including two golds and a silver from the Munich Olympics, fetched $333,500 in a weekend online sale

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