January 23, 2022
China’s Espionage Plans for the 2022 Winter Olympics: What Athletes Should Expect
By Nicholas Eftimiades
Yes, China is going to spy on the Olympic athletes. Its mandatory app is just the tip of the iceberg.
January 20, 2022
Why Is South Korea Hesitant to Boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics?
By Seong Hyeon Choi
Heavy economic reliance has complicated Seoul's relationship with Beijing.
January 14, 2022
Omicron Tests China’s ‘Zero-Tolerance’ COVID Approach Weeks Ahead of Beijing Olympics
By Huizhong Wu
More than 20 million people are under lockdown in China to prevent the virus’ spread, even as Beijing prepares to welcome thousands of foreigners for the Olympics.
January 07, 2022
North Korea Will Skip Beijing Winter Olympics
By Mitch Shin
North Korea decided not to participate in the Beijing Olympics due to “hostile forces” and the pandemic.
December 09, 2021
Australia Joins US in Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics
By Nick Perry
PM Scott Morrison said the decision stemmed from China’s human rights abuses as well as generally strained ties.
December 08, 2021
Biden’s Beijing Winter Olympics Boycott Is a Blow to South Korea’s Peace Plan
By Mitch Shin
President Moon Jae-in had hoped to recreate the magic of PyeongChang 2018, but the U.S. boycott of Beijing 2022 put an end to that dream.
December 07, 2021
White House Makes It Official: No US Delegation to Attend Beijing 2022 Olympics
By Shannon Tiezzi
China vowed “countermeasures” to the diplomatic boycott as the Biden administration renewed pressure over China's abuses in Xinjiang.
November 23, 2021
Moon’s Inter-Korea Peace Process Deadlocked in China-US Tensions
By Mitch Shin
U.S. President Joe Biden has opened the possibility of a diplomatic boycott for the Beijing Winter Olympics, potentially killing the final hope the Moon administration had to see productive results.
August 01, 2021
Jules Boykoff on a Beijing 2022 Boycott
By Catherine Putz
“China is no place for the Olympics, given that extreme human rights abuses in the country clash with principles enshrined in the Olympic Charter.”
March 26, 2021
How the Olympic Movement Can Resist Beijing’s Games
By Ben Lowsen
The world at large cannot expect the IOC to address every issue, but the issue of genocide is too great to ignore.
December 17, 2020
IOC Accused of Ignoring Human Rights for 2022 Beijing Games
By Associated Press
A minority rights coalition says the Olympic body has "turned a blind eye" to large-scale human rights abuses.
November 20, 2020
Continued Deterioration in Australia-China Relations Fuels Talk of Olympic Boycott
By Philip Citowicki
China's economic coercion against Australia is lending fuel to calls for a boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.