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24.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 24, 2017: The beaming smiles of India’s Aldrin Mathew and Anup Kumar Yama told their own story at the Makomanai Indoor Skating Rink on Friday, rather than the results of the I...

24.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 24, 2017: The daredevil nature of professional skiing demands that its best athletes possess some courage as well as skill. A dose of insanity can be helpful too, but bravery ...

24.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 24, 2017: Life in Japan has been a real eye-opener for many of the first-time visitors to the country for the 8th Asian Winter Games. Take, for example, Mariya Sizova, a 21-ye...

24.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 24, 2017: Japan’s Ikuma Horishima pulled off an upset win in the men’s dual moguls to deny Kazakhstan a golden double on the opening day of the freestyle skiing events at the ...

22.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 22, 2017: After flirting with retirement, Yohan Goutt Goncalves is back on the slopes, flying down the mountain as Timor-Leste’s lone entrant at the 8th Asian Winter Games. Al...

21.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 21, 2017: The Honorary Life Vice President of the Olympic Council of Asia, Mr Wei Jizhong, feels that Sapporo 2017 is setting a fine example for future host cities. Mr Wei, wh...

21.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 21, 2017: The snowfalls which have transformed Sapporo into a perfect wonderland for the Asian Winter Games forced the postponement of one of the host-nation’s favourite event...

21.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 21, 2017: China continued its domination of the sprint events in short track speed skating by winning the gold medals in both the men’s and women’s 500 metres finals at the 8t...

20.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 20, 2017:An ambitious plan to turn China into a global force in cross-country skiing is already starting to pay off after Chinese won its first gold medal in a decade at the 8...

20.02.2017
Sapporo, Japan, February 20, 2017: Magnus Kim added another first to his growing list of accomplishments when he won gold in the 1.4 kilometre cross-country skiing sprint event at the 8th Asian Winter...

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The 8th Sapporo Asian Winter Games Organizing Committee (SAWGOC) has unveiled

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