Around the Rings - Beijing 2022

U.S. hints at possible diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Games

U.S. President Joe Biden confirms during Oval Office meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau his administration is considering it, but offered no further details.

WINTER SPORTS WORLD Alpine skiing’s parallel event shunned by top ski racers, poses challenges, dilemma for FIS

World Cup parallel races lack identity and athlete’s respect, ahead of Beijing 2022 mixed team parallel event. After years of lobbying to IOC by Gian Franco Kasper, event to be contested at second Olympic Winter Games.

IOC approves Russian Olympic Committee’s uniforms for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games

The uniforms to be worn by Russian athletes have been approved by the IOC according to Russian Olympic Committee President Stanislav Pozdnyakov.

Injured Polish luger expresses displeasure with Chinese track officials as he recovers in hospital

International Luge Federation executive director Christoph Schweiger has attributed Mateusz Sochowicz’s training accident to human error. FIL announces changes to Olympic track procedures.

Pandemic forces torch lighting ceremony for Beijing 2022 to be held without spectators in Olympia

For the second straight Olympics, the traditional week-long relay through Greece before the torch departs for the host country has also been called off due to COVID-19.

Vladimir Putin will attend Beijing Olympics despite Russian government officials being banned due to doping sanctions

The Russian president is the first major head of state who has signed up for the Games as China faces potential diplomatic boycott.

IOC president tells Olympic Movement “we will again have safe and secure Olympic Games” in Beijing

Thomas Bach, in an open letter on Friday, also thanked stakeholders for their “unprecedented” efforts to make Tokyo 2020 a success despite the pandemic.

Five months before Beijing 2022, China’s ice hockey team to rely on naturalized North Americans to be competitive

China will be the lowest-ranked team, by far, to have ever participated at an Olympic Games. But the IIHF believes momentum from the Games will help kickstart the development of ice hockey in the country.

At a government hearing, U.S. Olympic sponsors resist calls to withhold support from Beijing 2022

The United States’ Congressional-Executive Commission on China questions executives from Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Intel, Procter & Gamble and Visa

Beijing prepared to host games today - ATR extra

Beijing countdown reaches 365 days to go

Beijing 2022 unveils olympic torch as one-year countdown begins

Our chinese hosts will ensure safe and secure olympic games

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Beijing 2022 on track for green, open games

500 days to go reveals solid foundation for Beijing 2022 olympic legacy

Beijing 2022 ‘Preparing for all Eventualities’

(ATR) A Covid-19 countermeasures working group for Beijing 2022 will be formed.