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United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee oppose athletes' boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
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United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee oppose athletes' boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

In remarks to reporters ahead of a US Olympic team media event, USOPC president Susanne Lyons said the organisation firmly believed that boycotts were ineffective.

US wants to 'discuss' Beijing Winter Olympics boycott calls, says State Department spokesman
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US wants to 'discuss' Beijing Winter Olympics boycott calls, says State Department spokesman

Activists and Republican politicians have increasingly called for a boycott of the Olympics in part over what rights monitors say is the mass incarceration and indoctrination of more than one million Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim people in the western region of Xinjiang

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Overseas ticket holders may get only partial refunds
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Overseas ticket holders may get only partial refunds

Tokyo organisers said about 600,000 Olympic tickets have been sold to people outside Japan. Japanese residents bought 4.45 million.

IOC chief Thomas Bach pleads for no boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics, 'athletes would suffer'
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IOC chief Thomas Bach pleads for no boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics, 'athletes would suffer'

Bach batted off talk of a potential boycott, claiming the International Olympic Committee's political neutrality and saying it was up to governments to live up to their responsibilities.

US Olympic Committee opposes 'ineffective' 2022 Winter Olympics boycott: USOPC president Susanne Lyons
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US Olympic Committee opposes 'ineffective' 2022 Winter Olympics boycott: USOPC president Susanne Lyons

China is facing global scrutiny over a range of issues, notably the mass internment of Uighur Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang, which the US has said amounts to genocide.

Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon asked to act on complaint against Beijing Winter Games
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Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon asked to act on complaint against Beijing Winter Games

China has said attempts for a boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics are "doomed to fail." These Olympics open in 11 months on 4 February, 2022.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin says ‘tough’ choosing between job and morals
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin says ‘tough’ choosing between job and morals

The build-up to next February's Winter Olympics has been overshadowed by concerns over the fate of China's Uighur minority in the Xinjiang region

Rights groups, international lawyers target sponsors like Airbnb for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
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Rights groups, international lawyers target sponsors like Airbnb for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

This will be Beijing's second Olympics in 14 years, following the 2008 Summer Games that were supposed to improve human rights in China.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Human rights, COVID-19 at issue a year from Games
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Human rights, COVID-19 at issue a year from Games

A coalition of 180 rights groups sent an open letter on the eve of the one-year-to-go date calling for a diplomatic boycott.

Rights groups call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Games for human rights abuses
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Rights groups call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Games for human rights abuses

The coalition is composed of groups representing Tibetans, Uighurs, Inner Mongolians, residents of Hong Kong, and others.

IOC accused of turning blind eye to China’s human rights violations by allowing Beijing to host 2022 Olympics
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IOC accused of turning blind eye to China’s human rights violations by allowing Beijing to host 2022 Olympics

Representative of rights groups met two months ago with IOC leaders but say their requests have been largely ignored

International Ski Federation cancels several test events for Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
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International Ski Federation cancels several test events for Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

FIS cited travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, “including a current mandatory 14-day quarantine for all international visitors” in China.

Another test event for Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 called off due to COVID-19
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Another test event for Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 called off due to COVID-19

The decision comes just days after luge officials also canceled that sport’s season-ending World Cup and training week on the track built in Yanqing.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: No Summer Games next year likely means no Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022 either, says IOC member Dick Pound
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: No Summer Games next year likely means no Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022 either, says IOC member Dick Pound

The Beijing Winter Olympics are scheduled for 4 to 20 February, 2022, just six months after the Tokyo Summer Games, which are now set to be held from 23 July to 8 August, 2021 after being pushed back a year by the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 trials to become China's lone international sporting event in 2020
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 trials to become China's lone international sporting event in 2020

Beijing 2022 organisers said there will be more than 20 trials for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after December, but as yet there is no exact timetable.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 organisers say venues on-track despite virus outbreak
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 organisers say venues on-track despite virus outbreak

Organisers of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games say they are on track to complete all competition venues by year-end and have teams in place for test events, despite the devastating impact of the coronavirus outbreak

Tokyo Olympics 2020: With coronavirus epidemic showing no signs of slowing down, important questions answered
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With coronavirus epidemic showing no signs of slowing down, important questions answered

With coronavirus epidemic showing no signs of slowing down, here's a look at some of the most pressing questions about the virus and its threat to Tokyo Olympics 2020.

One year after 2018 Winter Olympics, locals and officials argue over future, upkeep costs of Pyeongchang Games venues
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One year after 2018 Winter Olympics, locals and officials argue over future, upkeep costs of Pyeongchang Games venues

Many of the venues built for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics stand empty, with arguments mounting over their future and upkeep costs.

China to slap dope cheats with criminal punishments and jail terms from next year, reports state media
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China to slap dope cheats with criminal punishments and jail terms from next year, reports state media

Doping scandals have riddled China's international sporting record in the past decade, with some athletes stripped of Olympic gold medals.

Chinese sports authorities recruit Shaolin monks, teach them snow and ice disciplines to boost Beijing Winter Olympics squads
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Chinese sports authorities recruit Shaolin monks, teach them snow and ice disciplines to boost Beijing Winter Olympics squads

With four years still to go for the 2022 Beijing Olympics, China is desperately looking to boost their ranks, enlisting talented martial artists from monasteries and teaching them snow and ice sports.