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French sports minister may skip Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Paris/UNI/Sputnik: French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu and other official representatives of the country will travel to China to support French athletes at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics but will probably not attend the opening ceremony, French Secretary of State for European Affairs Clement Beaune said on Sunday.

China says US plans to pay athletes to 'sabotage' Beijing Winter Olympics: Report

Beijing/IBNS: Just a week before the Beijing winter Olympics, the Chinese foreign ministry and an official newspaper have alleged that the US is paying money to the athletes of certain countries for making half-hearted participation and criticising China in order to interfere and "sabotage" the Games.

Athletes warned against speaking out against China during Beijing Winter Olympics

Human rights group has warned that competitors at the Beijing Winter Olympics will face an “Orwellian surveillance state” in China and could put themselves in danger if they speak out in support of the Uyghur Muslims.

North Korea to boycott 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

Pyongyang/UNI/Sputnik: North Korea will not take part in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing over the activities of "hostile forces" and the COVID-19 pandemic, the stare-run KCNA news agency reported on Friday.

Canada announces diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Ottawa/IBNS: The Canadian government has launched a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.

US diplomats to boycott 2022 Beijing Olympics: White House

Washington: The US government will not send an official US delegation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as a protest against China's 'ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses ',White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced on Monday.

Taiwanese legislators demand boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Taipei, Taiwan: Legislators from Taiwan’s New Power Party (NPP) have called for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, owing to China's human rights violations in Tibet, Xinjiang and Hong Kong, media reports said.

Paris: Tibetan community associations demonstrate against 2022 Winter Olympics

As many as six Tibetan community associations, including Students for Free Tibet, Tibetan Youth Congress France Utsang Association France, Chushi Gang Druk , Domey Association France and Tibetan community association, jointly organized a protest demonstration against China in Paris on Saturday.