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Sports - Omni sports
6/6/2022 10:48:26 AM
Japan's northern city of Sapporo on Monday rejected holding a referendum to give voters a choice over bidding for the 2030 Winter Olympics.

Sports - Omni sports
5/4/2022 10:34:00 PM
President Joe Biden on Wednesday hailed Team USA for bringing a bit of unity to a pandemic weary nation as he hosted a White House celebration with about 600 athletes from this year's Winter Olympics in Beijing and the coronavirus-delayed Summer Games held in 2021 in Tokyo.

Opinion -
2/28/2022 5:19:17 PM
With the Olympic flame dancing to the drums of the Chinese Year of the Tiger, the Beijing 2022 Games—the first-ever Winter Olympics held in China and its second Olympics after hosting the 2008 Summer Games—concluded on February 20, to be followed by the Paralympic Winter Games from March 4 to 13.

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/19/2022 3:12:51 PM

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.

World - International
2/11/2022 4:18:00 PM
Russia could invade Ukraine during the current Beijing Winter Olympics so Americans should leave the Eastern European country immediately, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/11/2022 12:46:00 PM
President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s recent visit to China was of major importance in building political and economic relations between the two countries.

Sports - Omni sports
2/9/2022 11:48:27 AM
They said he should play soccer. They said figure skating was for girls. They said winter sports made no sense in temperate Guadalajara.

Sports - Omni sports
2/8/2022 1:42:51 PM
NHL great Chris Chelios' son is playing for China at the Olympics, though you won't see the Chelios name on the roster.

World - International
2/6/2022 10:38:23 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping met Sunday with leaders from Poland and Pakistan in a flurry of diplomacy on the sidelines of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/4/2022 5:55:57 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, attended on Friday the opening ceremony of the 24th edition of the Winter Olympics held in Beijing.

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/3/2022 1:57:40 PM
The opening ceremony is set for Friday!

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/3/2022 1:53:09 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi left for China on Thursday morning to attend the opening ceremony of the 24th edition of the Beijing Winter Olympics, which will take place on Friday.

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.

Multimedia - In Pictures
1/31/2022 12:36:32 PM

Sports - Omni sports
1/27/2022 11:59:22 AM
The finance model for the Winter Olympics calls for the host country to spend several billion dollars, the IOC to earn a couple billion, and sports bodies to share around hundreds of millions.

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.

World - International
1/24/2022 8:15:05 PM
Less than two weeks before the opening of the Winter Olympics, a few dozen COVID-19 cases in Beijing have prompted authorities to test millions of people in the capital and extend that to anyone buying cold medicine.

Sports - Omni sports
1/24/2022 10:28:19 AM
Beijing warned Monday that heavy air pollution is likely during the Winter Olympics, but said emergency plans were in place to ensure the Games are not disrupted by smog.

World - Region
1/22/2022 12:11:20 PM
The first commercial airline flights in one month took off Saturday from Xi'an in western China as the government eased travel curbs imposed after a coronavirus outbreak ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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