Speaking at a news conference in Sydney, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would keep its official representatives at home, although Australian athletes will still attend the Games in February. Morrison said “human rights abuses and issues in Xinjiang” were some of the concerns raised by the Australian government with Beijing. “I am […]

Some US politicians, however, said they believe that the diplomatic boycott is not enough. Senator Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, called the diplomatic boycott a “half measure” and argued that the administration should have opted to “fully boycott” the games. Source link

The Biden administration is expected to announce a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing this week, a senior administration official said late Sunday. A diplomatic boycott would mean that no U.S. government officials would attend the games but that U.S. athletes would still be allowed to compete. A full boycott was not […]

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Participants transfer the Olympic flame from a cauldron at the ceremony to welcome the flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, in Beijing, China October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday urged China not to restrict access and movement for journalists reporting on next year’s Winter Olympics […]

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