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LONDON (Reuters) - Athletes have legitimate concerns about the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and organisers need to be transparent in addressing them, says the Centre for Sport and Human Rights chief executive Mary Harvey.
(Reuters) - Susanne Lyons, chair of the United States Olympic Paralympic Committee (USOPC), said on Wednesday athletes can expect a lot more talk about a U.S. boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics but again argued there were more effective ways of dealing with China's human rights abuses.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday said that it is looking to discuss with partners and allies how to proceed with participation in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in a coordinated way, amid growing calls for a boycott of the Games over China's human rights record.
(Reuters) - Olympic champion skier Mikaela Shiffrin has said she should not have to choose between her "morals" and her "job" amid calls for a boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
TORONTO (Reuters) - A boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics would not bring home two Canadian men detained in China for more than two years or force a change to China's human rights record but would only punish athletes, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is signaling it currently has no plans to bar American athletes' participation in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, despite mounting calls for the Games to be moved over China's human rights record.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - France and Barcelona footballer Antoine Griezmann, who has been an ambassador for tech giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, has cut commercial ties with the company, citing China's treatment of Uighur Muslims.
PETALING JAYA: Young sensation Hadi Fayyadh Abdul Razak has been announced as the Health Tourism Ambassador of Okayama.
TOKYO (Reuters) - For the thousands of Muslim athletes, officials and supporters arriving in Tokyo for the Olympic Games later this year, it may be a struggle for them to find an appropriate place to pray.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Rugby league star and former All Blacks back Sonny Bill Williams has followed the lead of Arsenal soccer player Mesut Ozil and issued a message of support for China's ethnic minority Uighur Muslim community.