Tue, March 03, 2009

24th Winter Universiade

Day-8: Leisure day offers 3 golds at Winter Universiade

Athletes of China celebrate after the women's team pursuit final of speed skating in the 24th World Winter Universiade in Harbin, capital city of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 26, 2009. Full story

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Posters of the 24th Winter Universiade

This is one of the official posters of the 24th Winter Universiade. The Winter Universiade will inaugurate on Feb. 18, 2009, in Harbin.

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2009-03-01 01:45:41 GMT Xinhua English HARBIN, Northeast China, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- First-time host China made the history of winning the medal race for the first time as the 24th Winter Universiade concluded here on Saturday.

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China wins women's curling title at Harbin Universiade

2009-02-27 06:25:04 GMT Xinhua English HARBIN, Northeast China, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- China edged over Canada 6-5 to win the women's curling title on Friday, adding the 17th gold for the host at the ongoing Harbin Winter Universiade.

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Japan beats UK 10-0 in women's ice hockey

2009-02-26 09:19:39 GMT Xinhua English Players of Japan celebrate a score during the women's play-off round match of ice hockey against Great Britain in the 24th World Winter Universiade at Harbin Ice Hockey Gym in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 24, 2009. Japan won 10-0 and took the 5th in the event. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

Women's slalom of alpine skiing at Winter Universiade

2009-02-26 09:12:33 GMT Xinhua English Katarzyna Karasinska of Poland competes during the women's slalom of alpine skiing in the 24th Winter Universiade at the Yabuli Ski Resort 195km southeast away from Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 26, 2009. Katarzyna Karasinska claimed the title with 1:25.39.(Xinhua/Xu Yu)

China's Dong wins gold at women's 5000m of speed skating

2009-02-24 13:04:43 GMT Xinhua English Gold medalist China's Dong Feifei (C) and her teammate silver medalist Fu Chunyan (L) and bronze medalist Poland's Luiza Zlotkowska pose for group pictures during the awarding ceremony for women's 5000m of speed skating in the 24th World Winter Universiade at Heilongjiang Speed Skating Gym in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 24, 2009.

Top three of free dance for ice dancing

2009-02-24 03:55:21 GMT Xinhua English Israel's Alexandra Zaretski/Roman Zaretski won the free dance event for Ice Dancing at the 24th World Winter Universiade with a total of 177.43 points in Harbin, capital city of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 23, 2009.

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Harbin-ger of good things to come

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Harbin ready for the coming World Winter Universiade

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Helicopter on standby for Winter Universiade first aid service

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Tickets selling in full swing for 24th Winter Universiade

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