Published: Dec 13, 2021
ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has criticised the planned diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing by the United States and some other countries and called for keeping politics out of sports.
Published: Dec 08, 2021
Amid lingering international concern over the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Wednesday defended the organizations handling of her situation and dismissed suggestions that the IOC should take more aggressive action toward China as unnecessary and antithetical to its core stance of political neutrality.
Published: Nov 24, 2021
When Peng Shuai alleged in a Nov. 2 social media post that she was sexually assaulted by Chinas former vice premier Zhang Gaoli, it quickly made waves in China. But it was what happened after that shook the world. Peng disappeared from public life.
Published: Nov 18, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden said Thursday that his administration is "considering" a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in China, a move that would allow U.S. athletes to compete but keep government officials from attending the Games in Beijing to protest Chinas human rights abuses.