For Uyghur 2008 Torchbearer, China’s Olympic Flame Has Gone Dark
By Huizhong Wu
In the years since he took part in the Olympic torch relay, Beijing has imposed harsh policies on the Uyghurs, splitting apart Kamaltürk Yalqun’s family.
Human Rights Groups Ask IOC to Move 2022 Olympics Out of China
By Associated Press
In a letter, the group asked the IOC to "reverse its mistake in awarding Beijing the honor of hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2022."
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
By Stefan Huebner
From China to Iran, Cold War politics shaped the participation of Asian countries in the Olympic Games.
Beijing Smog: The Day After ‘APEC Blue’
By Stella Ran Zheng
Beijing understands short-term fixes, but a permanent solution to its pollution problem is a much tougher challenge.
China and the World Cup
By Samuel Chi
Not known for its soccer prowess, China is now beginning to get serious about the sport.
Xi Jinping’s PhD Advisor Compares Hu Administration to North Korea
“The new administration lowered its banners and muffled its drums. It studied the ways of N. Korea.”