Beijing 2022

— 1 February 2022

The virus spreads

The countdown will soon become a ritual. With three days to go before the opening ceremony, Beijing 2022 organisers have announced the number of cases of COVID-19 detected among... Read more »

— 1 February 2022

Sweden also affected

After Norway, Switzerland and the United States, another major winter sports country has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Swedish Curling Association has announced that one of the... Read more »

— 1 February 2022

Candidates will not observe

Surprise. According to the Canadian website GamesBids, the IOC cancelled last week the Beijing Games observer programme initially intended for declared or potential candidates for the next editions of... Read more »

— 1 February 2022

US elected officials are concerned

The battle of words continues between the US and China. After the diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Games decided by the Biden administration, American elected officials are once again... Read more »

— 31 January 2022

Roxana Maracineanu will make the trip

It’s official: the French government will be represented at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. Clément Beaune, the Secretary of State for European Affairs, announced on Sunday 30 January on... Read more »

— 31 January 2022

Taiwan won’t be marching

With less than a week to go before the opening ceremony, politics continues to be a factor at the Beijing 2022 Winter Games (4-20 February). On Friday 4 February,... Read more »

— 31 January 2022

Canada moves closer to parity

Canada is shaping up to be one of the most heavily represented countries at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced late last week that... Read more »

— 28 January 2022

Parsons absent due to COVID

Andrew Parsons, the president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), is the latest victim of the COVID-19 virus within the Olympic movement. The Brazilian leader announced on his Twitter... Read more »