April 18, 2022
Assessing the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics: Soft Power, Politics, and the Future of the Games
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Susan Brownell.
February 17, 2022
Chinese Olympians Balance Politics and Sport
By Patrick Beyrer
Chinese athletes must navigate not only their chosen sports but also CCP redlines, online nationalism, and corporate demands.
February 12, 2022
Beijing’s Ambitious Olympic COVID Bubble: So Far, So Good
By Huizhong Wu and Ken Moritsugu
With the Games nearly halfway done, China is meeting its formidable Olympics challenge: welcoming 15,000 visitors without giving up on its “zero-COVID” strategy.
February 04, 2022
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.
February 01, 2022
Beijing’s Olympic Redux
By Susan Brownell
Don’t let the calls for a boycott mislead – China is more integral to the world, including the world of sports, now than in 2008.
January 29, 2022
Who’s Coming to the Beijing Olympics?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The list of attendees underscores the political -- rather than sporting -- significance of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
January 28, 2022
Entering Beijing’s Olympics Bubble Is a Surreal Experience
By Associated Press
The experiences of AP journalists who have arrived or are preparing to depart offers a glimpse into life inside the bubble.