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Sports - Omni sports
2/16/2022 12:14:41 PM
Sporting shoulder-length hair, rings and baggy trousers, teenage snowboarding sensation Su Yiming looked every inch the cool, confident ambassador of China's new youth as he swept to home Olympic gold.

Sports - Omni sports
2/13/2022 1:46:27 PM
The Ukrainian Olympic team has followed the lead of skeleton racer Vladyslav Heraskevych in calling for peace.

Sports - Omni sports
2/12/2022 10:29:13 AM
With her doping case still to be decided, Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva broke down in tears Saturday after an emotional practice session at the Olympics.

Sports - Omni sports
2/5/2022 12:39:00 PM
American snowboard legend Shaun White said Saturday he will retire from competition after he attempts to defend his Olympic title in Beijing, citing the "little signs" from his 35-year-old body.

Sports - Omni sports
2/2/2022 1:18:18 PM
Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malagò is at least the second IOC member who has tested positive for COVID-19 and been placed in isolation at the Beijing Games.

Sports - Omni sports
1/26/2022 1:44:16 PM
Climate change is threatening the future of the Winter Olympics, reducing the number of suitable venues for the event around the globe, a report warned ahead of the Beijing Games.

Sports - Omni sports
1/19/2022 2:36:23 PM
Amnesty International warned on Wednesday that the international community must not allow China to use the Winter Olympics in Beijing as a "sportswashing opportunity" and must avoid being "complicit in a propaganda exercise".

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
1/18/2022 5:25:54 PM
Ai Weiwei is one of China’s most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world’s greatest living ones. Working with the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, he helped design the Bird’s Nest Stadium, the centerpiece of Beijing’s 2008 Summer Olympics.

World - International
12/14/2021 10:44:25 AM
Austria's leader says no high-ranking politicians from his country will attend the Beijing Winter Olympics, but he says that is entirely because of coronavirus restrictions in China and is not a diplomatic protest.

World - International
12/8/2021 3:41:01 PM
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns.

Sports - Omni sports
10/27/2021 10:27:52 AM
Protecting the Beijing Winter Olympics from the coronavirus is the "biggest challenge", organisers said Wednesday, as millions of people in China were under stay-at-home orders to contain small outbreaks 100 days before the Games.

Tokyo 2021 - News
7/22/2021 2:57:18 PM
Djokovic had openly considered sitting out the Olympics, having won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games

Sports - Omni sports
2/3/2021 1:02:59 PM

Rio - News
5/20/2016 10:59:36 AM

London 2012 - News
7/4/2012 7:22:06 PM
Despite an injection of more than 300 million pounds in funding and the benefits of home advantage, Britain's official medal target for the London Olympics is only one higher than its total haul at the Beijing Games in 2008

Sports - Omni Sports
10/1/2011 4:57:30 PM
Taekwondo stars usually have no problem kicking their way out of a problem _ except when it comes to getting a visa