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Norway’s Cross-Country skier wins 1st gold medal of Beijing 2022

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Vancouver 2010 Olympic gold medalist Therese Johaug of Norway claimed women’s 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon of cross-country skiing victory, winning the opening gold medal of Beijing 2022 Olympic winter games here on Saturday.

Johaug, who missed the PyeongChang 2018 due to a doping ban, finished with 44 minutes 13.7 seconds. Natalia Nepryaeva from the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) grabbed silver with 44:43.9. Teresa Stadlober of Austria took the bronze medal with 44:44.2.

Norway’s Therese Johaug celebrates after winning the Cross-Country Skiing Women’s 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon at National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 5, 2022. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Norway’s Therese Johaug celebrates after winning the Cross-Country Skiing Women’s 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon at National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 5, 2022. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Norway’s Therese Johaug celebrates after winning the Cross-Country Skiing Women’s 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon at National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 5, 2022. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

Norway’s Therese Johaug celebrates after winning the Cross-Country Skiing Women’s 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon at National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 5, 2022. (Xinhua/Mu Yu)

Norway’s Therese Johaug celebrates after winning the Cross-Country Skiing Women’s 7.5km + 7.5km Skiathlon at National Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Zhangjiakou, north China’s Hebei Province, Feb. 5, 2022. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

 

 

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1st cruise liner returns to Sydney after over 2 years

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For the first time in more than two years, an ocean liner has been berthed in Australia’s Sydney Harbour as the multi-billion-dollar cruise industry resumes business in Australia’s state of New South Wales (NSW).

Cruise liner Pacific Explorer docks at Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, on April 18, 2022. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Cruise liner Pacific Explorer docks at Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, on April 18, 2022. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Cruise liner Pacific Explorer docks at Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, on April 18, 2022. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Cruise liner Pacific Explorer docks at Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, on April 18, 2022. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Cruise liner Pacific Explorer docks at Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, on April 18, 2022. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei) ■

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Asia Album: Wedding Week 2022 in Sri Lanka’s Colombo

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Wedding Week 2022 was held at a hotel in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo over the last weekend, which included bridal shows and related wedding events.

Renowned designers from India, the Maldives and Sri Lanka togethr showcased their collections at the exclusive wedding expo.

According to local media reports, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) recently said plans were underway to promote Sri Lanka as a safe wedding destination amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

A model presents a creation on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Xinhua/Tang Lu)

A model presents a creation on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

Models present creations on the Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Tang Lu)

Models present creations on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

A model presents a creation on the Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Tang Lu)

A model presents a creation on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

Models present creations on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

A model presents a creation on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

Models present creations on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

A model presents a creation on the Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Tang Lu)

A model presents a creation on the Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Tang Lu)

A model presents a creation on Wedding Week 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 19, 2022. (Photo by Ajith Perera/Xinhua)

 

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Snaps of closing ceremony of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games

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The Olympic flame has been extinguished, bringing down the curtain on the Beijing 2022 Winter Games, but the passion still lingers from the sports gala that has enlivened and inspired the world amid the pandemic.

Beijing 2022 has been a journey about both physical and human infrastructure: encompassing green construction and reuse of venues, and massive investment to fuel domestic participation in winter sports.

Here are some memorable moments from the closing ceremony.

 

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