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#Winter Olympics 2022

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It’s unforgivable to hold the Olympics in Beijing

It was a forgivable mistake to award an Olympics to Beijing in 2008. It’s unforgivable to hold one there now. If you want a world pocked by concentration camps, in which Xi Jinping surveils your den, takes over Taiwan and threatens a shooting war in Australia, then by all means send an American delegation to the 2022 Winter Games. Western democracies that participate will only be helping to promote, finance and propagandize their own destruction, which after all is Xi’s clearly stated aim, with his talk of “heads bashed bloody against a Great Wall of steel.”
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What you need to know about the Beijing Winter Olympics

The dramatic and unprecedented Tokyo Olympics ended this past weekend. And in less than six months, another round of Olympic Games will begin in Beijing, China — the 2022 Winter Games, per CNN. The Beijing Winter Olympics will run from Feb. 4 to Feb. 20, per The Washington Post. Beijing...
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Jon Cooper to coach Canada's Men's Team at 2022 Olympics

CALGARY, Alta. - Hockey Canada has announced the coaching staff that will lead Canada's Men's Olympic Team at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China, if NHL players participate. Jon Cooper (Prince George, B.C./Tampa Bay, NHL) has been named head coach. He will be joined by assistant coaches Bruce...
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What NBC can do differently before the next Olympics in ... 6 months

The Olympics that probably shouldn't have happened are now officially over, which is good because it's time to start getting ready for … the next Olympics. Like this summer's Games, the Winter Olympics will be broadcast by NBC, which has covered every Olympics since 1998 when CBS did coverage out of Nagano, Japan. But NBC, which will continue Olympics coverage through at least 2032, has struggled to pivot to the new world of instant news breaks, social media, and streaming; viewers widely panned the coverage out of Tokyo, calling it "atrocious," "a disaster," and "a mess."
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MLAX: Jon Cooper Named Head Coach of Team Canada at 2022 Winter Olympics

Hempstead, NY - Fresh off of lifting his second consecutive NHL Stanley Cup, Tampa Bay Lightning Head Coach and former Hofstra men's lacrosse player Jon Cooper has been named the head coach of Team Canada at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Hockey Canada announced today. A native of Prince George,...
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Winter Is Coming: The Beijing 2022 Olympics Start In Less Than 6 Months

We're still in the final days of the Tokyo Summer Olympics — but thanks to the one-year delay of these Games, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics are now less than six months away. "All venues and facilities for Beijing 2022 are close to complete," organizers said in a recent update.
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Can NBC Balance Profits With Ethics While Covering the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics?

Last month, to fete the 100th anniversary of the ruling Communist Party, China broadcast a propaganda megashow convened at Beijing National Stadium, which was built for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Throughout the massive two-hour spectacle, Olympic themes intertwined with political imagery to depict the party as a benevolent, beloved world leader. In one number, women plucking traditional instruments accompanied hundreds of dancers dressed in Olympic colors, who held hands to form dozens of spinning rings as a digital display blared a retrospective of President Xi Jinping’s diplomatic milestones. In another key scene, hundreds of performers in Beijing 2008 jerseys held aloft Olympic...
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Taiwan, Hong Kong welcome at Beijing 2022 winter Games - IOC

Hong Kong and Taiwan will be able to send teams to Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics in February just as for any other Games despite any ongoing political tension with China, the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday. Beijing was awarded the Games in 2015, becoming the first city...
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U.S. lawmakers urge IOC to delay or move China's 2022 Winter Olympics

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Friday called on the International Olympic Committee to postpone the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and relocate the event unless China ends what the United States deems an ongoing genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups. Democratic Senator...
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John Ratcliffe calls on IOC to move 2022 Winter Games out of Beijing

Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe is calling on the International Olympic Committee to move the 2022 Winter Games out of Beijing — saying the Chinese Communist Party should not be rewarded after unleashing, and then concealing and blocking investigation of the coronavirus pandemic. Ratcliffe wrote in an op-ed...
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Beijing 2022 winter Games will need spectators-IOC

TOKYO, July 21 (Reuters) - The Beijing winter Olympics, which start in less than 200 days, will need spectators to be successful, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday, the day the Tokyo Games kicked off amid empty stands due to the coronavirus pandemic. "We would like to have the...
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