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People wave flags of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games Motto Launch Ceremony on September 17, 2021 in Beijing, China.
IOC to Restrict 2022 Beijing Games Attendance to Only Mainland China Spectators
In compliance with Beijing's communist government, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Wednesday that the winter Olympic Games to be held in the capital city will only permit spectators from mainland China itself. Spectators...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will issue new rules on the participation of transgender athletes in the Olympics.
International Olympics Committee to Revise Rules on Transgender Athlete Participation
The 2020 Olympic Games held in Tokyo this year stood out from its predecessors in a number of ways. Apart from athletes not competing due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) stipulations and the absence of...
Female wrestler brings home historic gold medal for the U.S.
Tamyra Makes History, the First American Black Woman to Win Gold in Wrestling
On August 3, American wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock created history by winning gold in the women’s 68-kilogram freestyle wrestling final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She has become the first black woman in the history of...
Hidilyn Diaz of Team Philippines competes during the Women's 55kg Weightlifting Group in Tokyo, Japan.
Athlete Who Won First-Ever Filipino Gold Sparks China’s Ire
On July 26, 30-year-old Hidilyn Diaz became the first Filipino athlete to win a gold medal at the Olympics. She clinched the top spot in the 55-kilogram class weightlifting competition in Tokyo. She lifted 224...
Gold Medalist Javad Foroughi of Team Iran poses on the podium following the 10m Air Pistol Men's event on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on July 24, 2021 in Asaka, Saitama, Japan.
Tokyo Olympics: Korean Shooter Calls Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Gold Medalist a “Terrorist”
The gold medal for the 10-meter air pistol shooting event at the Tokyo Olympics was won by Iran’s Javad Foroughi. However, his win turned into an online scandal after North Korean shooter Jin Jong-oh, who...
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Pelosi Floats Diplomatic Boycott of China’s 2022 Winter Olympics
Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked for a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. She made the declaration at a May 18 bipartisan congressional hearing about holding the Olympics...