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Winter Olympics

China faces omicron test weeks ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics

With the success of the Games and China’s national dignity at stake, Beijing is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID-19 policy

13 Jan 2022 12:55 PM

Omicron scare in China's Tianjin close to Beijing ahead of Winter Olympics

Thousands of people commute between Tianjin and Beijing as it takes hardly 30 minutes by the high-speed train

09 Jan 2022 4:34 PM

Sounds of rock music bring warmth to Winter Olympics

The International Skating Union's decision to allow music with lyrics was taken back in 2012.

06 Mar 2018 1:47 AM

Let's hope gay Olympians spark even greater change

Let's hope the rest of the world has been watching, and learning, and growing ever more accepting.

21 Feb 2018 6:12 PM

Skier Gus Kenworthy's televised gay kiss with boyfriend lights up Olympics

The 26-year-old American finished 12th in the slopestyle on Sunday but still found himself making headlines.

19 Feb 2018 10:46 AM


Swiss skiers become first athletes to be hit by norovirus at Winter Olympics

While more than 200 people have been hit by the virus, this is the first time anyone from the athletic delegations has been affected.

16 Feb 2018 6:19 PM

Pyeongchang winter thaw raises hopes

The lessons of history necessitate a degree of scepticism

15 Feb 2018 2:06 AM

Dragons’ dance to herald talks?

Moon had to deal with Shinzo Abe’s prod on military exercises in the spring and yet he ensured Japan was not offended in the Korean diplomatic dance.

13 Feb 2018 12:36 AM

Out Olympians Rippon, Kenworthy share kiss at Winter Olympics

Both the athletes went public with their homosexuality in October 2015, and felt better for it.

10 Feb 2018 1:18 PM

Deal on Olympics will do little to disarm North Korea

The meeting came after months of confrontation over North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests, with both parties seeking to dial down tensions.

11 Jan 2018 1:50 AM


North, South Korea begin talks as Winter Olympics helps break ice after 2 yrs

Five senior officials from each side met at the three-storey Peace House on the South Korean side of the Panmunjom truce village from 10 am.

09 Jan 2018 11:03 AM