IOC rewards China’s bad behavior through Olympics: Rippon

Human Rights 02/06/22, 04:48

Reuters reported former U.S. champion figure skater Adam Rippon said that the International Olympic Committee's decision to select Beijing as the 2022 Winter Games host was like rewarding China for its bad behavior on human rights. Rights groups have long criticized the IOC for giving the Games to China, noting the ...

US lawmakers: IOC kowtows to Beijing in Peng Shuai case

China 12/07/21, 02:17

A bipartisan pair of U.S. lawmakers have introduced a resolution condemning the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for helping the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)  justify the wrongdoing involving the tennis star Peng Shuai. The resolution was co-proposed by Representative Jennifer Wexton of the Democratic Party and Representative Mike Waltz of the ...

IOC can demand CCP improve its human rights situation: US congressmen

China 11/25/21, 16:10

A committee of Democratic and Republican lawmakers wrote a letter on Wednesday, Nov. 24, to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) asking it to exert pressure on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to end its human rights violations before the Beijing Olympics take place. The Congressional-Executive Committee on China (CECC), a bipartisan ...

Kneeling, BLM protests prohibited at Tokyo Olympic Games

World 05/07/21, 22:47

According to the International Olympic Committee, athletes will not be allowed to wear clothing with the slogan "Black Lives Matter" during the Tokyo Olympic Games, which begins in July. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will implement Rule 50, which states that venues, the Olympic Village, and the podium must be "neutral ...

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