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Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 30, 2021
Beijing Olympics to allow spectators from mainland China
Tickets for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be sold to spectators from mainland China only, while unvaccinated athletes must spend 21 days in quarantine ahead of the Games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 23, 2021
U.S. will require athletes to be fully vaccinated in order to compete at Beijing Games
A letter written by USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland says the requirement 'will also apply to our full Team USA delegation at future Olympic and Paralympic Games.'
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 15, 2021
Uniqlo and Sweden keen on podium return after extending partnership
The Nordic nation's Olympic and Paralympic teams became the first outside Japan to be supplied by the fast fashion retailer during the Tokyo Games.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Sep 12, 2021
China’s poor regions worry about climate justice in net-zero push
Hebei province's Tangshan has grown into the largest steelmaking hub in the world, but it also inherited Beijing's air pollution.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Sep 8, 2021
China tests Olympic COVID-19 restrictions at National Games
China's biggest domestic sporting event since the pandemic began could showcase some of the coronavirus countermeasures participants can expect at Beijing 2022.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Sep 8, 2021
Rika Kihira to train under Brian Orser ahead of Winter Games
Japan's two-time reigning national champion hopes the coach behind star skater Yuzuru Hanyu's pair of Olympic golds will help improve her chances of success in Beijing.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 4, 2021
After Suga, China to keep close eye on any shift in Japan's Taiwan policy
The Chinese leadership under President Xi Jinping is expected to adopt a 'well-balanced' diplomatic strategy that would not hurt its ties with Japan as its relations with the U.S. sour.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Aug 26, 2021
Pyeongchang sit ski champion Momoka Muraoka set to make Summer Paralympic debut
Muraoka is hoping to provide the same kind of excitement she did in Pyeongchang, where she won half of Japan's 10 medals.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 9, 2021
Tokyo’s Olympic bubble? Wait till you see Beijing’s.
With the Winter Olympics in Beijing just six months away, the Chinese authorities are planning elaborate precautions against COVID-19.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Aug 1, 2021
Taiwan and Hong Kong welcome at 2022 Beijing Games, IOC says
'The host city contract is extremely precise about what is expected. We see absolutely no sign that it will be any different. Everybody welcome,' Olympic director Christophe Dubi said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 24, 2021
U.S. lawmakers urge IOC to delay or move China's 2022 Winter Olympics
A group of U.S. lawmakers called on the body to postpone the Beijing Games and relocate the event unless China ends its alleged genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 21, 2021
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will need spectators, IOC says
'We need and we want to have spectators,' said Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr., who heads the IOC's coordination commission, overseeing preparations for the Games.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 20, 2021
China cities warn of new power outages as heat strains grids
Populous centers including Beijing and Xi'an have alerted electricity users there will be scheduled disruptions as grid operators struggle to maintain overloaded networks.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 6, 2021
China eyes sending vice premier to Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony
The ruling Communist Party will make a decision on whether to send the official in charge of sports after watching how the COVID-19 situation develops in Japan.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jun 30, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu to launch Beijing Games season on home ice
The Japanese superstar will look to hone his short and free skate programs ahead of the Winter Olympics when he opens the Grand Prix season at the Nov. 12-14 NHK Trophy in Tokyo.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Jun 29, 2021
Gary Bettman says time running out on NHL participation at Beijing Games
The NHL hopes to settle the matter of whether or not its players will participate in the Olympics before the league's 2021-22 schedule is finalized and announced prior to next month's draft.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 26, 2021
Four-time Olympian Lindsey Vonn feels boycotts should be left up to athletes
'If athletes want to boycott that's their prerogative and their right,' Vonn said.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 19, 2021
U.S. House speaker calls for diplomatic boycott of China's 2022 Olympics
Criticizing China for human rights abuses, Democrat Nancy Pelosi said global leaders who attend would lose their moral authority.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 8, 2021
China to support holding Tokyo Olympics, Xi tells IOC chief
Xi may be trying to prevent Sino-Japanese ties from souring further by expressing support for the Tokyo Games amid Beijing's row with Washington over security and right issues.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Apr 17, 2021
Human rights group chief says athletes have real concerns about Beijing Olympics
Mary Harvey said the IOC, which awarded the games, could play an essential role in upholding basic human rights.

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