OCA Announces Sapporo 2017 'Clean Games'

The Olympic Council of Asia has announced that the 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, last month were doping-free

New Challenges for Korean Hockey Under Former NHL Champion

(ATR) Korean-born Canadian Jim Paek instrumental in getting host country's teams into PyeongChang 2018

Figure Skating Tops Ticket Sales at Sapporo 2017

Organizers of the OCA’s 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo and Obihiro have published details of ticket sales for the event. 

Sapporo Setting the Standard

(ATR) The 1972 Winter Games left a legacy that includes venues, housing, schools and a heightened winter sports culture.

OCA Press Release: OCA Vice President closes fantastic' Sapporo 2017

OCA Press Release: Sapporo 2017 gets 'general satisfaction' from OCA

Largest Asian Winter Games Close as Snow Blankets Sapporo

(ATR) Kazakhstan wins gold in men's ice hockey on final day.

Sapporo Opened the Door to Winter Sport in Asia

(ATR) Japan sports legends say the 1972 Winter Olympics made this week's Asian Winter Games possible.

Ladies' Freestyle Skiing Dual Moguls at 2017 AWG -- Photodesk

(ATR) The 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games run through Feb. 26. Click here for photos.

Japanese Mogul Skiers Impress at Asian Winter Games

(ATR) The country’s strong tradition in the sport bolstered by performances in Sapporo.

Fasel on 2018 Olympic Hockey: 'Puck is on the Stick of the NHL'

(ATR) Ice hockey Federation president tells ATR that if the NHL doesn't skate in PyeongChang it will be a “big mistake”.

JOC President 'Proud' of Sapporo Citizens' Support

Tsunekazu Takeda says he is “proud” of the way winter sports fans in Hokkaido have embraced the 8th AWG at Sapporo

Ski Jumping at 2017 AWG -- Photodesk

(ATR) The 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games run through Feb. 26. Click here for photos.

First Golds for Alpine Skiing at 2017 AWG -- Photodesk

(ATR) The 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games run through Feb. 26. Click here for photos.

Japan Showcases Alpine Skiing Strength at Asian Winter Games

(ATR) Young Japanese ski racers claim gold and bronze in alpine skiing at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games.

Sapporo 2017 a Stepping Stone to PyeongChang 2018 Olympics -- ATRadio

(ATR) More than 1,200 athletes are competing in the Asian Winter Games as tune up for next year’s Winter Olympics.

Snow and Wind Can't Diminish Sapporo Winter Games Spirit

(ATR) Ski jumping, alpine ski training canceled due to winds; Sheikh Ahmad praises fans, says Sapporo ready for 2026 Olympic bid

Athletes in Action at 2017 AWG -- Photodesk

(ATR) The 2017 Asian Winter Games will conclude on Feb. 26.  Click here for photos. 

Coates Appreciates Sheikh Ahmad Invitation to Asian Winter Games

(ATR) Australian athletes take to ice and snow thanks to Olympic Council of Asia. Brian Pinelli reports from Sapporo.

'Happy' Night for Sapporo as Asian Winter Games Open -- Photodesk

(ATR) Masahiko "Happy" Harada lit the cauldron as the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra played to open the 8th Asian Winter Games.

OCA Press Release: OCA President highlights Sapporo partnership

Hopes for Ice Hockey in Japan, Asia

(ATR) A veteran Japanese hockey journalist on the future of the sport in his part of the world.

On the Scene: Asia Olympics Chief Arrives in Sapporo

(ATR) The 2017 Asian Winter Games open Sunday, Sheikh Ahmad hails the rise of the continent.

Sapporo Welcomes Asian Winter Athletes -- Photodesk

(ATR) For the third time, the northern Japanese city of Sapporo plays host to the continent’s best winter athletes.

Japan Seeks to Increase Sporting Legacy at Sapporo 2017 -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Bach visits Finland for FIS Nordic Champs; PyeongChang 2018 February test events end; speed skating champs begin.

OCA: Tokyo 2020 President Says Sapporo 2017 Will Provide 'Valuable Experience'

Tokyo Organizing Committee president Yoshiro Mori has sent congratulations and best wishes to the organizers of Sapporo 2017.

Sapporo-2017 Farewell Ceremony in Ulaanbaatar, MGL

Mongolia NOC has organized farewell ceremony for Sapporo-2017 Asian Winter Games at Olympic House in Ulaanbaatar.

OCA: Sapporo Mayor Promises 'Unrivalled Hospitality'

A warm welcome awaits athletes, coaches, officials and guests at snowy Sapporo ahead of the OCA’s 8th Asian Winter Games.

Sapporo Winter Sports Legacy Grows with Asian Games

(ATR) Forty-five years after hosting the first Asian Winter Olympics, Sapporo readies to host the continent's best.

CURLING: Asian Winter Games Return to Sapporo for the Third Time

Correction: The date of the gold medal games was previously stated as Friday 14 February. The correct date is Feb.24.