Swedish Olympic champ donates gold medal to Chinese prisoner

Human Rights 02/26/22, 13:15

According to Reuters, Swedish speed skater Nils van der Poel donated one of his two gold medals to human rights activist Gui Minhai. In 2020, he was sentenced to 10 years in a Chinese prison for so-called "illegally providing intelligence overseas." Gui was born in China but holds Swedish citizenship. Before ...

German athlete Geisenberger says she will ‘never go back to China’

Insights 02/23/22, 20:46

After flying back to Germany, Olympic athlete Natalie Geisenberger recalled her uneasy decision to join the Games on February 17 on the ZDFheute Nachrichten with Markus Lanz. Despite China’s human rights records and the poor treatment during her training there, she decided that she would “go there for two weeks, ...

Foreign journalists group disappointed with Beijing Olympics’ reporting

Insights 02/23/22, 14:15

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of China (FCCC) expressed their dismay on Monday, Feb. 21, saying the media environment for foreign journalists during the Winter Olympics Games did not match expectations. The FCCC statted, "The Foreign Correspondents' Club of China is dismayed that the conditions for independent reporting in China continue to ...

Beijing Winter Olympics closes with unforgettable impressions

Insights 02/21/22, 12:07

China put out its Olympic flame at Beijing National Stadium on Sunday night (February 20th) to mark the end of the 2022 Winter Olympics. At this year's Winter Olympics, Norway finished first in the medal standings, setting a new national record with 16 gold, eight silver, and 13 bronze medals (or ...

Beijing 2022: A ‘self-created chaos’ Olympics

Insights 02/19/22, 08:03

The Beijing 2022 Olympics has come to an end and the road it has traveled has been bumpy, with countless events of uproar, controversy and burning questions for the International Olympic Committee. The efforts to apply technology and expensive solutions are also highlighted, with the sad stories behind it. This ...

Three failures of Beijing Winter Olympics

Insights 02/16/22, 11:14

As Da Ji Yuan reported on February 13th, Chinese authorities have been preparing for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at all costs for many years and finally kicked off the event. It seems it was a "successful" opening. However, the Chinese government has had frequent miscalculations with many failures from ...

Beijing: Many Olympic competitions postponed due to weather

Insights 02/15/22, 10:29

AFP reported Californian-born Chinese Ailing Gu was planning to go for gold again on Sunday, but her freestyle slopestyle event was postponed until Monday due to weather. In addition, the freestyle women's aerials qualification round has been postponed, and the second training session for women's abseiling in alpine skiing has been ...

Beijing Winter Olympics: Many athletes and officials test positive for COVID-19

China 02/03/22, 10:29

The number of positive nucleic acid tests for athletes worldwide has significantly increased when they arrive in Beijing. However, experts say differences in domestic and foreign nucleic acid testing standards and political factors within the Chinese regime are out of control. According to the epidemic announcement on the Beijing Winter Olympics ...

US Republican lawmakers question NBC’s Beijing Olympics coverage

Human Rights 01/27/22, 18:26

Republican members of Congress asked NBC on Tuesday about how much influence  the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will have on its coverage of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, questioning how the NBC network will handle "China's history of human rights violations," according to the ...

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