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#beijing 2022

# beijing-2022 - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete as neutrals at Winter Paralympics
# Beijing 2022
From The42
# Beijing 2022

Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete as neutrals at Winter Paralympics

Updated Mar 2nd 2022, 11:59 AM 13,074 Views 42 Comments

Athletes from those countries will compete under the Paralympic flag in Beijing and not be included in the medal table, the IPC said.

# beijing-2022 - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about the Winter Olympics?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the Winter Olympics?

Feb 20th 2022, 10:00 PM 22,587 Views 12 Comments

The 24th Games finished today.

# beijing-2022 - Saturday 19 February, 2022

'It's quite windy in Galway as well' - Maloney Westgaard finishes 29th amid challenging conditions
# ACHIEVEMENT
From The42
# ACHIEVEMENT

'It's quite windy in Galway as well' - Maloney Westgaard finishes 29th amid challenging conditions

Feb 19th 2022, 11:32 AM 2,421 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old had targeted a top-30 finish and consequently was satisfied with his performance

# beijing-2022 - Friday 18 February, 2022

Airbnb profits from Xinjiang, Tibet listings
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Airbnb profits from Xinjiang, Tibet listings

Feb 18th 2022, 9:30 AM 2,921 Views 4 Comments

The company is one of the Olympics’ biggest backers with a reported $500 million sponsorship deal running until 2028.

Criticism at ‘chilling’ attitude of Kamila Valieva’s coaches
# Ruthless
From The42
# Ruthless

Criticism at ‘chilling’ attitude of Kamila Valieva’s coaches

Feb 18th 2022, 8:32 AM 74,037 Views 45 Comments

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has launched a scathing attack on the team behind the star.

# beijing-2022 - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Fresh twist in Valieva doping scandal after three substances claim
# Winter Olympics
From The42
# Winter Olympics

Fresh twist in Valieva doping scandal after three substances claim

Feb 16th 2022, 8:56 AM 5,774 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old Russian has been allowed to continue to compete in Beijing despite a positive drugs test.

# beijing-2022 - Monday 14 February, 2022

US sprinter who missed Tokyo Games for marijuana usage slams Valieva verdict
# Sha'Carri Richardson
From The42
# Sha'Carri Richardson

US sprinter who missed Tokyo Games for marijuana usage slams Valieva verdict

Feb 14th 2022, 8:54 PM 13,235 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, the chief executive of US anti-doping authority USADA, who enforced Richardson’s ban last summer, has accused Russia of ‘hijacking’ the winter Games.

# beijing-2022 - Sunday 13 February, 2022

Ireland's Jack Gower finishes 25th in giant slalom skiing
# Beijing 2022
From The42
# Beijing 2022

Ireland's Jack Gower finishes 25th in giant slalom skiing

Feb 13th 2022, 11:14 AM 2,021 Views 1 Comment

Marco Odermatt finally lived up to expectations by holding his nerve in the snow and fog to win gold.

# beijing-2022 - Friday 11 February, 2022

Ireland's Maloney Westgaard finishes 'unbelievable' 14th in cross-county skiing
# Beijing 2022
From The42
# Beijing 2022

Ireland's Maloney Westgaard finishes 'unbelievable' 14th in cross-county skiing

Feb 11th 2022, 11:05 AM 3,750 Views 3 Comments

Tess Arbez, Ireland’s only other competitor in Beijing today, finished 42nd in the Super-G.

# beijing-2022 - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Team Ireland's Jack Gower finishes 12th in Alpine Combined
# Winter Olympics
From The42
# Winter Olympics

Team Ireland's Jack Gower finishes 12th in Alpine Combined

Feb 10th 2022, 8:56 AM 2,350 Views 1 Comment

“12th in the Olympics in such a competitive sport is huge, and I feel so grateful that I have had such huge support.”

# beijing-2022 - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Disappointment for Ireland's Jack Gower in Super-G at Winter Olympics
# Dnf
From The42
# Dnf

Disappointment for Ireland's Jack Gower in Super-G at Winter Olympics

Feb 8th 2022, 8:17 AM 2,475 Views 1 Comment

‘I’m pretty disappointed right now, pretty deflated.’

# beijing-2022 - Monday 7 February, 2022

Ireland's Elsa Desmond sets new personal best in first Winter Olympics run
# Beijing 2022
From The42
# Beijing 2022

Ireland's Elsa Desmond sets new personal best in first Winter Olympics run

Feb 7th 2022, 7:29 PM 2,742 Views 0 Comments

Mixed emotions for Desmond in the women’s singles luge.

# beijing-2022 - Friday 4 February, 2022

Beijing Winter Olympics opens under shadow of rights fears and Covid
# Let The Games Begin
From The42
# Let The Games Begin

Beijing Winter Olympics opens under shadow of rights fears and Covid

Feb 4th 2022, 2:19 PM 13,544 Views 26 Comments

Elsa Desmond and Brendan Newby were Ireland’s flag-bearers in today’s opening ceremony.

'My former teammates have had to get burner phones and rental computers'
# Climate Of Fear
From The42
# Climate Of Fear

'My former teammates have had to get burner phones and rental computers'

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 8:09 AM 61,517 Views 0 Comments

Two-time Olympian Noah Hoffman and Amnesty Ireland’s Colm O’Gorman speak to The42 about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing.

# beijing-2022 - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Belgian Olympian 'safe' after tearful plea from Beijing facility

Feb 3rd 2022, 8:34 AM 7,124 Views 1 Comment

Kim Meylemans was quickly moved from the Olympic Village, in the mountains north of the Chinese capital, and kept in isolation.

# beijing-2022 - Thursday 27 January, 2022

China tells US to 'stop interfering' in Winter Olympics, IOC to meet Peng Shuai in Beijing
# Beijing 2022
From The42
# Beijing 2022

China tells US to 'stop interfering' in Winter Olympics, IOC to meet Peng Shuai in Beijing

Jan 27th 2022, 8:11 AM 2,077 Views 0 Comments

The situation between Russia and Ukraine was also discussed on a call on Thursday.

# beijing-2022 - Monday 6 December, 2021

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
# Taking A Stand
From The42
# Taking A Stand

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Dec 6th 2021, 9:24 PM 21,522 Views 38 Comments

President Joe Biden has been under pressure to speak out against Chinese rights abuses.

# beijing-2022 - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

7 new events added to Winter Olympics to boost women's participation
# Beijing 2022
From The42
# Beijing 2022

7 new events added to Winter Olympics to boost women's participation

Jul 18th 2018, 8:47 PM 3,946 Views 2 Comments

Get your skates on.

# beijing-2022 - Friday 31 July, 2015

There's a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing's Winter Olympics... there's no snow!
# Dry Run
From The42
# Dry Run

There's a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing's Winter Olympics... there's no snow!

Jul 31st 2015, 3:14 PM 9,084 Views 6 Comments

Some of the big highlights of the 2022 games will take place on man-made snow.