• 27 June, 2022
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Olympics-Russia should not assume doping sanctions will be lifted, says WADA

By Steve Keating BEIJING (Reuters) -Russia should not assume sanctions imposed for running a state sponsored doping programme will be automatically lifted when its suspension is completed at the end…

Olympics-Rule 50 on political protests a conundrum for athletes in Beijing

By Karolos Grohmann BEIJING (Reuters) - Athletes considering staging political protests during the Beijing 2022 Winter Games will have to negotiate the International Olympic Committee's Rule 50 which originally banned…

Amid pandemic and protest, Olympics return to a changed China

By Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters) - The Beijing Winter Olympics kick off in a week, putting sports at centre-stage following preparations that have been clouded by diplomatic boycotts and the…

Tokyo Olympics – Restrictions, Uncertainties and Confusion prevail as the event inches closer

An Olympic Games event is not only a mega sports event held once in four years, but also an occasion for the host country to showcase its economic prowess and…