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2022 Winter Olympics
World  /  Published 09.03.22

Xi urges ‘maximum restraint’

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for “maximum restraint” in Ukraine and said China is “pained to see the flames of war reignited in Europe”, state media reported,...
By Reuters in Beijing

Sports  /  Published 06.03.22

Federer eyes comeback

Roger Federer has said he is planning to return to the tennis tour either in late summer or autumn this year. The 20-time Grand Slam winner was in attendance at the super-G in Lenzerheide, Switzerlan...
By Agencies

World  /  Published 06.03.22

Olympian takes refuge

Sixteen days earlier, Oleksandr Abramenko was in China, celebrating his silver medal — the only medal of any kind won by Ukraine at the Beijing Winter Games. Abramenko, a top aerialist in frees...
By John Branch

Sports  /  Published 04.03.22

Paralympics bars athletes from Russia & Belarus

A day after organisers of the Paralympic Winter Games announced that they would allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to take part in the competitions, the organisation’s board made a stunning r...
By David Waldstein in Beijing

World  /  Published 03.03.22

'China asked Russia to wait'

Senior Chinese officials asked their Russian counterparts not to invade Ukraine during the Olympics. Western intelligence picked up reports of the communications. Senior Chinese officials requested a...
By Deutsche Welle

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Sports  /  Published 21.02.22

Curtain falls on ‘exceptional’ Winter Games

Beijing doused its Olympic flame on Sunday night, closing a Games that will be remembered for the extremes of its anti-Covid-19 measures and outrage over the doping scandal that enveloped 15-year-old ...
By Reuters in Beijing

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.02.22

Beijing Winter Olympic Games 2022: The ice is on fire

• First Winter Olympics were held in 1924, Chamonix, France (left) • The original five Winter Olympic Sports were bobsled, curling, ice hockey, Nordic skiing and skating • The US has ...
By Agnideb Bandyopadhyay

Sports  /  Published 17.02.22

Arif fails to finish in slalom

India’s campaign at the Winter Olympics came to an end on Wednesday after the country’s lone participant, alpine skier Mohammad Arif Khan, logged a ‘Did Not Finish’ in the men&...
By PTI in Beijing

Sports  /  Published 14.02.22

Winter Olympics: Arif 45th in tricky weather

India’s lone participant in the Winter Olympics, alpine skier Mohammad Arif Khan, finished 45th in the giant slalom event here on Sunday. The 31-year-old clocked a combined time of 2 minute 47.2...
By PTI in Beijing

Sports  /  Published 12.02.22

Shiffrin finds solace

Plagued by repeated nightmares after a brutally disappointing Beijing Olympics so far, US skier Mikaela Shiffrin said she found relief and even fun in skiing the super-G on Friday. Having arrived at ...
By Reuters in Beijing


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