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Sports - Omni sports
2/20/2022 10:40:22 AM
A pile of figure-skating rubble created by Russian misbehavior. A new Chinese champion — from California. An ace American skier who faltered and went home empty-handed. The end of the Olympic line for the world’s most renowned snowboarder. All inside an anti-COVID “closed loop" enforced by China's authoritarian government.

Sports - Omni sports
2/17/2022 10:21:49 AM
Beijing Olympics organisers hit out at "lies" about Xinjiang on Thursday and reiterated the Chinese government's stance on Taiwan, while also railing against "politicising" the Games.

Sports - Omni sports
2/13/2022 10:23:15 AM
There are no rear-view mirrors on a bobsled, which is fitting when considering Francesco Friedrich’s approach to the sport.

Sports - Omni sports
2/8/2022 10:41:07 AM
More than 30 athletes at the Beijing Olympics are in isolation facilities after testing positive for the coronavirus, organizers said Tuesday. The average stay in isolation is seven days.

World - International
2/8/2022 9:29:37 AM
More than 30 athletes at the Beijing Olympics are in isolation facilities after testing positive for the coronavirus, organizers said Tuesday. The average stay in isolation is seven days.

Sports - Omni sports
2/7/2022 11:53:38 AM
Officially, the Beijing Olympics are taking place inside what organizers are calling ``the enclosed compound activity area.''

Sports - Omni sports
2/5/2022 10:19:23 AM
US ski star Mikaela Shiffrin has admitted she would be disappointed to leave the Beijing Olympics without a medal, but has warned it is impossible to have two "perfect weeks" at a Games.

World - International
2/3/2022 11:38:24 AM
Beijing was awarded the 2008 Summer Olympics, largely under the assumption that the Games would improve civil liberties in the country.

Sports - Omni sports
2/2/2022 3:39:42 PM
Pope Francis paid tribute Wednesday to Paralympians and refugee athletes, offering his best wishes for a successful Beijing Olympics and calling for sports to ``make a more fraternal world.''

Sports - Omni sports
2/2/2022 10:13:55 AM
With more than 30 new COVID-19 cases being detected daily ahead of the Beijing Olympics, organizers said Wednesday they aren't worried and expect numbers to drop within days.

Sports - Omni sports
2/1/2022 12:01:00 PM
A senior Olympics official said Tuesday that venues at the Beijing Winter Games could be up to 50 percent full, countering fears that Covid-19 would lead to a second consecutive Games without spectators.

Sports - Omni sports
1/31/2022 12:40:48 PM
Skeleton silver medalist Nikita Tregubov and one of his teammates will miss the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing after contracting the coronavirus and other athletes are also in doubt, Russian officials said Monday.

Sports - International
1/18/2022 4:10:16 PM
Only "selected'' spectators will be permitted at next month's Beijing Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Monday.

Sports - Omni sports
1/5/2022 9:40:04 PM
A day after Switzerland's team leader asked for talks about possibly postponing the Beijing Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, the IOC promised officials worldwide on Wednesday the Winter Games will go ahead as planned.

Sports - Omni sports
1/3/2022 10:51:50 AM
China wants to use the Beijing Winter Olympics to showcase its green credentials but there are concerns over the environmental cost of a Games relying on artificial snow in one of the driest places in the country.

Sports - Omni sports
11/30/2021 12:28:27 PM
China warned Tuesday that the fast-spreading Omicron Covid-19 variant would cause challenges in hosting next February's Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Sports - Omni sports
11/13/2021 10:52:14 AM
A major Beijing Winter Olympics venue will only let in one-fifth the spectators it normally holds due to Covid-19 fears, Chinese state media reported.

Tokyo 2021 - News
8/1/2021 11:23:47 AM
Shi's victory enabled her to match compatriot Guo Jingjing's back-to-back double 3 metre springboard golds at the Athens and Beijing Olympics and was China's ninth consecutive gold in the individual event

Tokyo 2021 - News
7/28/2021 10:22:56 AM
Egypt's previous best at the Sabre event was an eighth-place finish in the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Sports - Omni sports
4/22/2021 10:22:00 AM
More than two-thirds of 3,547 athletes polled said it is "not appropriate to demonstrate or express their views" on the victory podium

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