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Beijing 2022 Olympics: Stop the ‘Genocide Games’ 
November 11, 2020

Beijing 2022 Olympics: Stop the ‘Genocide Games’ 

By Dorjee Tseten, Zumretay Arkin, Teng Biao, and Frances Hui
A Tibetan, Uyghur, Hong Konger, and Chinese rights lawyer urge the IOC to rethink giving China a platform through the Winter Olympics.

Human Rights Groups Ask IOC to Move 2022 Olympics Out of China
September 09, 2020

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."
South Korea and China Chasing Hockey Dreams
May 04, 2017

South Korea and China Chasing Hockey Dreams

By Matt Lerner
As the next two hosts of the Winter Olympics, both countries are pushing to improve their ice hockey performances.

China Joins Russia's Hockey League
July 21, 2016

China Joins Russia's Hockey League

By Matt Lerner
Red Star Kunlun joins the KHL, but is China ready to embrace ice hockey?

China’s Political Firewall – Mass Arrest of Lawyers
August 12, 2015

China’s Political Firewall – Mass Arrest of Lawyers

By Andrew Anderson
For the international community it is business as usual, even as China detains hundreds of human rights defenders.

Loss of 2022 Olympics a Blow to Kazakhstan’s LGBT Community
August 12, 2015

Loss of 2022 Olympics a Blow to Kazakhstan’s LGBT Community

By Casey Michel
The Games were one of the few hopes LGBT individuals had for defending against growing repression.

A Tale of Two Kazakh Cities
July 31, 2015

A Tale of Two Kazakh Cities

By Catherine Putz
Almaty may have lost the Olympics, but people like it better than Astana. Some recommended reads for the weekend.
EXPO in Kazakhstan: Nepotism and Corruption Revealed
July 22, 2015

EXPO in Kazakhstan: Nepotism and Corruption Revealed

By Paolo Sorbello
Exits by senior officials uncover problems in the event organizer.

Competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics Heats Up
June 10, 2015

Competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics Heats Up

By Catherine Putz
Will Almaty be “Keeping it Real” in 2022 or will Beijing prove to be a “Joyful Rendezvous upon Pure Ice and Snow”?

Can China Get to 'Olympic Blue'?
March 25, 2015

Can China Get to 'Olympic Blue'?

By Shannon Tiezzi
China is promising clean air in Beijing if it wins the 2022 Winter Olympics.

In Kazakhstan, Hope and Skepticism About Hosting 2022 Olympics
October 09, 2014

In Kazakhstan, Hope and Skepticism About Hosting 2022 Olympics

By Joshua Kucera
The Games could put the country on the map. But not everybody is excited about the idea.
The 2022 Winter Olympics Will Be in Asia
October 09, 2014

The 2022 Winter Olympics Will Be in Asia

By Samuel Chi
Because nobody else wants them.

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