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UN chief calls for Olympic Truce to build ‘culture of peace’ through sport

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres is urging the world to “build a culture of peace” through the power of sport, calling for nations to observe the Olympic Truce, endorsed last week through a resolution of the UN General Assembly. 

Peng Shuai: Human Rights Watch asks IOC not to promote Chinese state propaganda

New York: The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) collaboration with Chinese authorities on tennis star Peng Shuai’s reappearance undermines its expressed commitment to human rights, including the rights and safety of athletes, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

Beijing Olympics: World Uyghur Congress writes to Ban Ki moon over breach of procedural rules

Beijing: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has formally written to Ban Ki Moon on his role as Chair of the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics Commission over failure of the Ethics Office to follow the Rules of Procedure Governing Cases of Possible Breach of Ethical Principles in connection with the hosting of Beijing Olympics next year.