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Biden will ‘absolutely’ watch Beijing Olympics

WASHINGTON (THE HILL) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that President Biden will be watching the 2022 Beijing Olympics, which kick off on Friday, despite the U.S.’s diplomatic boycott of the games. “Absolutely,” Psaki said when asked if Biden will be watching. “Yes, we are looking forward to it and to cheering on our American athletes who will be competition,” she

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Biden will ‘absolutely’ watch Beijing Olympics

WASHINGTON (THE HILL) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that President Biden will be watching the 2022 Beijing Olympics, which kick off on Friday, despite the U.S.’s diplomatic boycott of the games. “Absolutely,” Psaki said when asked if Biden will be watching. “Yes, we are looking forward to it and to cheering on our American athletes who will be competition,” she

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NHL officially announces players won’t attend Beijing Olympics — mytzta.com

NHL players will not attend the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the league announced on Wednesday. The league said the decision was made due to the disruption in the regular-season schedule as a result of the rising number of COVID-19 cases throughout the league. “Given the profound disruption to the NHL’s regular-season schedule caused by recent COVID-related events — […] […] NHL officially announces players

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China faces omicron test ahead of Beijing Olympics

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Most access to a major city adjacent to Beijing was suspended Thursday as China tried to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious omicron variant, which poses a test to its “zero-tolerance” COVID-19 policy and its ability to successfully host the Winter Olympics. Tianjin, a port and manufacturing center with 14 million people, is one of

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It’s Games On For The Beijing Winter Olympics

IT IS BARELY 60 days until the ‘simple, safe and splendid’ Winter Olympic Games that President Xi Jinping promised eight months ago are due to open in Beijing under the totally apolitical slogan of ‘Together for a Shared Future’. Despite the advent of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, neatly picking up […] It’s Games On For

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Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics

Andre M Chang/Zuma Press Wire/REX/Shutterstock In response to the Chinese human rights violations in Xinjiang, the United States White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki released a statement on December 6, 2021, that the United States will move forward on their diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Following the lead of the […] Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing

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