Tag Archives: Olympics

  • IOC admits postponing Olympics an option, but cancellation ‘not on agenda’

    The International Olympic Committee said Sunday that postponing the 2020 Olympics is one of its options as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, but that cancellation of the Tokyo showpiece was "not on the agenda". ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Dreaming gold for Tibet

    As I watch the Olympics, I see within myself a 12-year-old boy freed from childish innocence and how I now watch the games with different perspective and meaning. ...

  • Rio’s glittering opening launches Olympic Games

    The Rio Olympics opening ceremony started with fireworks and laser lit choreography on Friday as Brazil sought to forget seven years of troubled preparations and the Olympic movement. ...

  • China condemns Tibet protesters, says won’t shake bid resolve

    China on Thursday condemned pro-Tibet demonstrators who burst into a news event with the Olympic committee bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing, saying they would not shake China's resolve to host the Games. ...

  • Pro-Tibet activists try to disrupt Chinese Olympic bid pitch

    Pro-Tibet protesters tried to disrupt a presentation in Lausanne Wednesday for Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. ...

  • China state paper attacks Tibet groups’ Olympic protest

    The IOC in its report on the Beijing games said the Olympics remained "fundamentally a force for good, and a catalyst for collaboration and change." ...

  • Tokyo to host 2020 Olympics

    Thousands of Japanese erupted in joy early Sunday as they learned Tokyo would host the 2020 Olympic Games, beating out Istanbul in the final IOC vote. Madrid, the third finalist, was eliminated in an earlier vote. ...

  • Chinese mock state media for 2020 Olympics blunder

    Chinese Internet users on Sunday mocked state media for mistakenly reporting Istanbul would host the 2020 Olympic Games, the latest in a series of gaffes by the government-backed press. ...