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PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 3, 2022
International Paralympic Committee will allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete at Beijing Games
A joint statement from the athletes of Ukraine and Global Athlete group, an international athlete-led body, said the IPC issued 'another blow' to every Ukrainian athlete and citizen.
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WORLD
Mar 3, 2022
China asked Russia to delay war until after Olympics, U.S. officials say
A Western intelligence report indicates that Chinese officials had some level of knowledge about Putin's war plans or intentions.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Mar 2, 2022
Late-bloomer Noriko Kamiyama proves Paralympic life can start at 49
Kamiyama is a 49-year-old Paralympic 'rookie' who is also the oldest member of the Japan delegation at the Beijing Games.
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COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 1, 2022
The Beijing Games — the start of the end of China’s ‘COVID zero’ policy?
With its strict restrictions on people's movements, the country has faced a critical test in staging the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
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PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Feb 24, 2022
Japan's Paralympians vow to emulate Olympians' success in Beijing
Flagbearer Taiki Kawayoke, a men's para-Nordic skier, received the team's flag at the ceremony from Chef de Mission Junichi Kawai.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 23, 2022
Spanish skater Laura Barquero tests positive for banned substance
The International Testing Agency said the pairs skater returned an adverse analytical finding for a metabolite of Clostebol, which is on the prohibited list of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
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COMMENTARY / World
Feb 22, 2022
The mixed legacy of the 2022 Beijing Olympics
These Olympics will be remembered for nationalism, a divided global community and a profound deepening of mistrust between China and much of the world.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 22, 2022
Japanese Olympians focus on ending 2022 season on post-Beijing high
For some athletes, the Olympic experience was a dream come true, while for others it was a nightmare on one or more levels, even if there were some valuable lessons to take for safekeeping.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / FOCUS
Feb 22, 2022
China's Xi counts some diplomatic wins after polarizing Beijing Winter Olympics
The Beijing Olympics ended without a major protest, diplomatic incident, virus debacle or war in Ukraine. For Chinese leader Xi Jinping, that's about as good as could be expected.
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PARALYMPICS / Winter Paralympics
Feb 22, 2022
Japanese Paralympians await their turn in Beijing Games spotlight
Japan's athletes will compete across four snow sports — alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon and snowboarding — when the event begins on March 4.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 21, 2022
Olympics making progress on gender equality, but gap remains
The Beijing Games have been described by the IOC as the most 'gender-balanced” Winter Games in history.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 21, 2022
Mikaela Shiffrin uses spotlight to spread message of hope and resilience
'You just need to get up. It's the most important takeaway from these last couple of weeks for me and it has nothing to do with the Olympics.
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OLYMPICS / Longform
Feb 21, 2022
After Beijing 2022, uncertainty clouds the future of the Olympics
The Olympic flame flickers amid faltering reforms and fading interest as the pandemic exposes shortcomings in the commercial goals of the Summer and Winter Games.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2022
Controversial Beijing Olympics reach finish line
Japan had its best-ever showing at a Winter Games with 18 medals in an event that will be remembered for its complicated circumstances as much as its thrilling athletic displays.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2022
Fukuoka shoemaker helps Olympic skaters put best foot forward
Hisataka Oi's elite roster of clients range from Beijing 2022 bronze medalist Wataru Morishige to corporate speedskating teams and powerhouse high school clubs.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2022
Austria wins mixed team gold as Mikaela Shiffrin's U.S. misses out
The team event, in only its second edition after being introduced at Pyeongchang in 2018, had been rescheduled from Saturday after heavy winds forced a postponement.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2022
Japan takes women's curling silver after loss to Great Britain
Loco Solare improved on its bronze medal at the 2018 Games with a spirited final against Team GB, shaking hands after the ninth end in Beijing.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2022
Beijing's big air venue to be converted into giant water slide
Plans for Beijing 2022's new venues highlight a problem that has long dogged Olympic host cities: What to do with the bespoke venues once the games end.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2022
Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara vow to press on after finishing seventh
The pair, who this season became the first Japanese to qualify for a Grand Prix Final, said the event made them realize that their target of fifth at the Games is not impossible to reach.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 19, 2022
Japan's curling success a win-win for the sport and the Hokkaido town they represent
Since the team won bronze at the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2018, Tokoro, with a population of 3,400, was thrown into the national spotlight as the home to the Olympic heroes.

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