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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: American broadcaster NBC records low ratings
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: American broadcaster NBC records low ratings

Beijing Winter Games recorded the lowest-ever American audience for any Olympics, and down 42% from the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Taiwanese Olympian faces punishment for wearing China uniform
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Taiwanese Olympian faces punishment for wearing China uniform

Self-ruled, democratic Taiwan is often held up as a bastion of liberalism but authorities have said Olympian Huang Yu-ting could be punished after she hit a nerve in January when she posted a clip of herself in the Chinese suit

Explained: Whether adding a minimum age limit for Olympic Games will protect youth athletes from doping
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Explained: Whether adding a minimum age limit for Olympic Games will protect youth athletes from doping

Solutions must recognize that child athletes are the most vulnerable population affected by doping and, legally, have not developed the capacity to make rational, independent decisions

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Event closes after golden moments and doping storm
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Event closes after golden moments and doping storm

As President Xi Jinping declared the Games over and handed over to 2026 hosts Milano-Cortina, the International Olympic Committee president Bach hailed an "unforgettable Olympic experience"

After Beijing Winter Olympics, China hopes to host FIFA World Cup in future
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After Beijing Winter Olympics, China hopes to host FIFA World Cup in future

Football fan President Xi Jinping has said he wants China to stage and even win the men's World Cup one day, and the country has been building and renovating stadiums in apparent anticipation

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Curtain falls on Games after tears, doping and Gu
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Curtain falls on Games after tears, doping and Gu

The curtain will come down on a Games which will be remembered for sporting excellence and the doping controversy which engulfed 15-year-old figure skater Kamila Valieva, but also because they took place inside a vast Covid-secure "bubble".

Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang  wants speedskater Huang Yu-ting punished for wearing China suit
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Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang wants speedskater Huang Yu-ting punished for wearing China suit

Huang Yu-ting posted a video on her social media page 23 January showing her training in what appeared to be a Chinese suit, the Central News Agency reported.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Finland beat Russia to win country's first ice hockey gold in final event of Games
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Finland beat Russia to win country's first ice hockey gold in final event of Games

With the victory, Finland finally add gold to a packed Olympic medals case in ice hockey.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Johannes Strolz bags third medal; Germany's Francesco Friedrich writes history
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Johannes Strolz bags third medal; Germany's Francesco Friedrich writes history

It caps a remarkable comeback for 29-year-old Strolz, who went back to traffic police duties and even trained with the German team after he was axed from the Austrian team seven months ago

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: US skaters fail in last-gasp court bid to get Olympic silver medals
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: US skaters fail in last-gasp court bid to get Olympic silver medals

US figure skaters failed Saturday in an 11th-hour court bid to receive their Beijing Olympics team event silver medals after they were held back because of the Kamila Valieva doping scandal.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Behind China's Olympics, the saga of a chained woman unfolds
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Behind China's Olympics, the saga of a chained woman unfolds

Underneath much Olympics coverage — from stories about copyright violations of mascot Bing Dwen Dwen to Gu's every move — Chinese commenters exhorted national media to highlight the growing scandal.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Braving minus 32 degree temperature, Nico Porteous wins gold on halfpipe
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Braving minus 32 degree temperature, Nico Porteous wins gold on halfpipe

The medalists — Porteous from New Zealand and Wise and Ferreira from the United States — were the same three, ordered differently, who landed on the podium four years ago at the Pyeongchang Games.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Olympic ideals exposed as farce in Kamila Valieva's case
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Olympic ideals exposed as farce in Kamila Valieva's case

Kamila Valieva flew away from the Winter Olympics on Friday, her dreams crushed at the tender age of 15, and there's no reason to think she'd ever want to return after what she went through in Beijing.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: IOC chief Thomas Bach rebukes organisers for political statements
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: IOC chief Thomas Bach rebukes organisers for political statements

"These issues are irrelevant to the Winter Games but I still feel obliged to make a quick comment again," said BOCOG spokeswoman Yan Jiarong on Thursday, after foreign reporters twice asked about Xinjiang.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva treatment by entourage was ‘chilling’, says IOC president Thomas Bach
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva treatment by entourage was ‘chilling’, says IOC president Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach said he was "very disturbed" to see 15-year-old Kamila Valieva's performance, having been controversially cleared to compete despite failing a drugs test in December.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: What happens next in Kamila Valieva's doping scandal?
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: What happens next in Kamila Valieva's doping scandal?

Russia's Kamila Valieva came a disappointing fourth in Olympics women's single event, after more than a week of intense scrutiny over a failed doping test. Her Olympics is over — but the saga is not.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva finishes 4th in women's figure skating as teammate takes gold
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva finishes 4th in women's figure skating as teammate takes gold

Her Russian team-mate Anna Shcherbakova took gold after the 15-year-old Valieva produced an error-filled performance and was left distraught at the end of her free programme.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: US Olympic CEO says decision to not award figure skating medals 'unfair to athletes'
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: US Olympic CEO says decision to not award figure skating medals 'unfair to athletes'

The IOC has determined it will not award any medals from competitions involving Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian figure skater whose positive test for a banned substance

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Organisers hit out at Xinjiang 'lies'; claim Taiwan an 'indivisible part of China'
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Organisers hit out at Xinjiang 'lies'; claim Taiwan an 'indivisible part of China'

In the final regularly scheduled briefing before the Games close on Sunday, Yan and IOC spokesman Mark Adams were peppered with questions about Taiwan, Xinjiang and the safety of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: 'Redemption' as Canada beat US for fifth women's ice hockey gold
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: 'Redemption' as Canada beat US for fifth women's ice hockey gold

Canada led 3-0 in the second period and held on to win, despite being out-shot in the game 40-21, to collect the country’s fifth Olympic gold.