Beijing 2022

— 10 February 2022

Russian skater suspected of doping

A first case of doping at the Beijing Games? According to several media, including the Russian daily RBC, skater Kamila Valieva tested positive for trimetazidine last December. The youngest... Read more »

— 9 February 2022

Roxana Maracineanu gives up the trip

The outbreak of COVID-19 continues to cut into the French representation at the Beijing Winter Games. The athletes are spared, but the officials are falling one after the other.... Read more »

— 8 February 2022

A day at zero

The Chinese organisers and the IOC have made a ritual of it: each day has its own health report. The two parties are all the more pleased with the... Read more »

— 8 February 2022

Peng Shuai is everywhere

Peng Shuai no longer hides herself. At the Beijing Games, the Chinese tennis player has even become a target for the cameras in recent days. After having dinner on... Read more »

— 7 February 2022

Cases remain few and far between

Every day has its own medical bulletin at the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. At a press conference on Monday 7 February, the organising committee unveiled the pandemic figures for... Read more »

— 7 February 2022

Shortage of mascots

Little expected. The official mascot of the Beijing 2022 Winter Games, a panda curiously named Bing Dwen Dwen, is already a phenomenal commercial success in the Chinese capital. A... Read more »

— 7 February 2022

Figures plunge

The Chinese organisers are rubbing their hands together: the number of cases of COVID-19 among accredited persons has fallen dramatically. Proof that the health bubble is proving effective. For... Read more »

— 7 February 2022

First records at the opening

The Beijing 2022 Games did not wait for the start of the competitions to break audience records. The IOC revealed at its daily press conference on Sunday 6 February... Read more »