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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.

Justin Trudeau, his Cabinet abstain from vote on China 'genocide' in Canada's House of Commons
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Justin Trudeau, his Cabinet abstain from vote on China 'genocide' in Canada's House of Commons

The main Opposition parties, who control the majority of seats in the House of Commons, supported the motion

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.

Rights groups urge IOC to move 2022 Winter Olympics from China over human rights violations
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Rights groups urge IOC to move 2022 Winter Olympics from China over human rights violations

Beijing is to host the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games because of alleged human rights violations.

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be followed by three big-ticket events in 2021... all in China
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be followed by three big-ticket events in 2021... all in China

China — where the COVID-19 outbreak was first detected — will hold three mega-sports events within a year after Tokyo is set to close: the World University Games, Beijing Winter Olympics and the Asian Games in Hangzhou.

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.

World Anti-Doping Agency bans Russia, athletes from Olympics, major events for four years
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World Anti-Doping Agency bans Russia, athletes from Olympics, major events for four years

WADA on Monday approved the recommendation to ban Russia from all major sporting events for the next four years.

Massive chemical plant blast kills 44, injures 90 in China's Yancheng; country's worst industrial accident in years
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Massive chemical plant blast kills 44, injures 90 in China's Yancheng; country's worst industrial accident in years

At least 90 other people were seriously injured in Thursday afternoon's blast at the industrial park in Yancheng, said the city government on its official Twitter-like Weibo account after firefighters battled raging fires through the night.

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.

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC apologises for member Adam Pengilly's behaviour following his bust-up with security guard
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC apologises for member Adam Pengilly's behaviour following his bust-up with security guard

The International Olympic Committee has apologised after IOC member Adam Pengilly was sent home following an incident involving a security officer at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics
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Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games ahead of Almaty at the 28th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session.