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Asian Games in China postponed over spread of COVID-19

Less than three months after Beijing hosted the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the Olympic Council of Asia said Friday that this year's Asian Games are being postponed because of concerns over t...

Taiwan to discipline Olympic skater for 'inappropriate remarks and actions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Education Minister Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) on Monday (Feb. 21) announced that the government will discuss disciplinary action against Olympic speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷) ...

How has China used the Winter Olympics to shape its image?

After athletes from around the world spent two weeks competing in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, many believe the event offered an opportunity for China to try and reshape its international image. ...

Taiwan's premier demands probe into Olympic athlete who wore Chinese uniform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) has demanded an investigation and appropriate sanctions against Olympic speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷), who on social media uploaded a photo...

Taiwan's foreign ministry hits back at Chinese Olympics organizing committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) refuted comments on Taiwan by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) Spokesperson Yan Jiarong (嚴家蓉), saying ...

Taiwan's New Party head touches down in Beijing for closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s New Party chairperson Wu Cherng-dean (吳成典) arrived in Beijing on Thursday (Feb. 17) to participate in the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Sunday,...

Scrubbed Olympic sites deepen confusion over Eileen Gu's US citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two recently deleted internet posts have added to the confusion over the status of teenage skier Eileen Gu's (谷愛凌) citizenship, prompting former U.S. Ambassador to the...

Russian Valieva had three drugs for heart conditions in sample - report

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva, whose doping case has rocked the Beijing Olympics, had three drugs that could be used to treat heart conditions in the sample she provided last December, the New ...

Reactions to Valieva being allowed to compete after CAS ruling

Following are reactions to Russian Kamila Valieva being cleared to compete in the women's single in figure skating at the Beijing Olympics after a decision by sport's top court CAS on Monday. ...

Beijing 2022: Skier Arif Khan flying the flag for 1.4 billion Indians

Skier Arif Khan, donning a uniform with the colors of the Indian flag, always knew he was attempting something that was bigger than himself. So while racers in Sunday's men's giant slalom wer...

Beijing Games shed light on hypocrisy of Olympic 'values'

At the heart of the Olympics is something called "the Olympic Movement." "The Olympic Movement" is intended to, in the words of the Olympics website, "contribute to buildin...

Mental health hovers over Olympics, on its way to mainstream

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — At the Tokyo Olympics, mental health was the breakout star. Amplified by some of the world's top athletes, it shook up those Games and made everyone take notice. ...

Winter Olympics- Geisenberger opts to talk about China after return to Germany

Germany's luge gold medallist Natalie Geisenberger, who was sharply critical of China prior to the Beijing Olympics, said she would make comments on China only after leaving the country. The 34...

Chinese speed skater disqualified from 1,500m for arm block

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese short-track speed skater Ren Ziwei (任子威) was disqualified from the men's 1,500 meters on Wednesday (Feb. 9) after drawing criticism for shoving a Hungarian ath...

Olympics Live: Russian skater positive for banned medication

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Olympic figure skating favorite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned heart medication before her arrival at the Beijing...