The WTA takes a bold step and cancels all its tournaments in China in repudiation of Peng Shuai’s situation: “None of this is acceptable”

Simon’s decision on the WTA puts pressure on Italy’s Andrea Gaudenzi, the head of the ATP, but is a blow especially for the Winter Games starting on February 4.

India and Russia support Beijing hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics according to Chinese state media

The alleged support comes at time when China is facing a potential diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

THE HULA REPORT: China struggles to win Olympic respect

Modern day China began Olympics ties 70 years ago. The relationshhip with modern-day China has been tested repeatedly in the past 70 years.

U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan as tensions escalate between U.S. and China

With the Beijing Games looming on the horizon, the visit is yet another source of animosity between the two countries

Australia considers “diplomatic boycott” of Beijing Games as Chinese government downplays Peng Shuai case

The Canberra government “is awaiting the decision by the Biden administration before it makes a call on whether to sign up to a diplomatic boycott”.

Diplomatic Olympic Boycott Called “Silly Show” in China

Editorial in China Newspaper blasts U.S. President Joseph Biden said days ago that the U.S. is considering the option as part of global criticism against China over human rights issues.

International Olympic Committee responds to ongoing tensions regarding Beijing 2022

Several countries are considering diplomatic boycotts of upcoming Games as pressure mounts on China to confirm location of tennis player Peng Shuai

Perfect storm looms over Beijing Winter Games

The disappearance of a Chinese tennis player after denouncing a sexual assault by a former high-ranking Chinese Communist Party leader does not leave many alternatives to Joe Biden, who said a diplomatic boycott is something he is “considering”. The USOPC told Around the Rings that they “oppose athlete boycotts”.

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.

Report Says Biden Will Be Invited to Beijing Olympics

Chinese Premier Xi Jinping plays diplomatic chess with U.S. President

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.

Making a Splash - Greek Water Polo Olympian Reveals Game Plan to Lead EOC into New Era

(ATR) Spyros Capralos comments on Olympic boycotts: "I believe sport is not the platform to solve the issues of humanity.”

Making a Splash - Greek Water Polo Olympian Reveals Game Plan to Lead EOC into New Era

(ATR) Spyros Capralos comments on Olympic boycotts: "I believe sport is not the platform to solve the issues of humanity.”

Athletes Not Pawns in China Controversy

(ATR) The head of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee pushes back on Beijing boycott…

Top Story Replay: Romney Proposes Economic, Diplomatic Boycott for Beijing 2022

(ATR) Ex-Salt Lake City chief calls for help from NBC to protest against China.

Media Watch: 'Miracle on Ice' Olympian Against Boycott

Also: Usain Bolt on what it's like not to be competing; Monica Abbott prepares for her first Olympics since 2008.

Romney Proposes Economic, Diplomatic Boycott for Beijing Olympics

(ATR) Ex-Salt Lake City chief calls for help from NBC to protest against China.

USOPC Working to Defuse Beijing Boycott Talk

(ATR) A “steady drumbeat” from the US Capitol is a concern for US Olympic leaders.

Media Watch: New Cost Concerns for Tokyo 2020

Also: The case for and against a potential Beijing 2022 boycott; India puts Tokyo 2020 athletes high on vaccination list

Media Watch: Paralympic Champion Shares Adoption Story

Also: Olympic champion adds Super Bowl title to resume; PyeongChang 2018 museum opens

As Tokyo Goes, So Goes Beijing 2022

(ATR) One year to go and still a surprise ... 

Trump Vs Biden: Will Olympics Be the Winner?

(ATR) Whether a boycott of Beijing 2022 or equal pay for women athletes, the next US President could have a say.

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Opens

(ATR) The opening ceremony in Colorado Springs replaces some typical pomp and circumstance with polite social distancing.

Wilson's World: IOC VP Anita DeFrantz Discusses Tokyo 2020, Rule 50 and Moscow Boycott

The long-time IOC member from the USA speaks with Stephen Wilson ahead of a series of IOC virtual meetings this week.

US Olympic Spokesman Mike Moran, 78

(ATR) Mike Moran is remembered as a giant in his profession, one of a kind ... 

Wilson's World: Seb Coe Reflects on Moscow 1980

(ATR) As the 40th anniversary of the Moscow Olympics approaches, Sebastian Coe wonders "What if?" with Stephen Wilson.

#ICYMI: Austrian Athletes, 1980 USA Olympians, Nicaragua Boxing

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Top Story Replay: OpEd - Reject Beijing Winter Olympics

(ATR) Chinese culpability in the corona pandemic could mean problems says an eyewitness to the 1980 U.S. Olympic boycott.

1980 U.S. Olympians Vent About Boycott

(ATR) Anger, resentment and regret on display at virtual town hall to commemorate the 40th anniversary of boycott decision.

OpEd: Reject Beijing Winter Olympics

(ATR) Chinese culpability in the corona pandemic could mean problems says an eyewitness to the 1980 U.S. Olympic boycott.