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  • China Accused of Making Shock Move in Background of Eileen Gu's Olympic Gold Medal Win, Tennis Star Peng Shuai's Sexual Assault Accusation

    02/09/2022 9:43:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 02/09/2022 | Christine Favocci
    The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing is meant to showcase world-class athletes. Instead, the world is getting a sickening glimpse into the inner workings of the Chinese Communist Party and its efforts to paper over whatever reflects poorly on the regime. It’s difficult for China to hide its sins while under the white-hot spotlight brought on by the games, and that includes the mysterious recent disappearance and reappearance of the three-time Olympic Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. On Nov. 2, Peng used a social media post to accuse vice-premier of the Chinese Communist Party, Zhang Gaoli, of forcing her to...
  • IOC Accepts CCP’s Offer of China-Made Vaccines to Administer to Willing Participants in the Tokyo Olympics; Team Japan Declines

    03/14/2021 5:50:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 03/14/2021 | Alex Wu
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said the organization has agreed to purchase China’s COVID-19 vaccine to administer to willing participants at the Tokyo Olympics this summer and the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. However, Japan’s athletes won’t be taking the China-made vaccines after the country’s Olympic committee said Japan wasn’t consulted regarding the IOC’s decision. The vaccine isn’t approved for use in Japan. The IOC has said it will pay for Chinese vaccines for the participating teams participating in the Olympic Games but didn’t offer details about the cost or quantity. Bach also said that distribution of China...
  • IOC President Thomas Bach singles out Ukrainian win as standout moment

    02/22/2014 2:20:50 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 1 replies
    NBC Olympicis ^ | 2-22-14 | AP story
    SOCHI, Russia — Ukraine's victory in the women's biathlon relay was the standout moment of the Sochi Olympics, a powerful symbol of unity during the country's bloody political crisis, IOC President Thomas Bach said Saturday. In an interview with The Associated Press, Bach praised Ukraine's athletes for staying in Sochi to compete for their country despite the violence and turmoil that has left scores dead back home. "In this moment, mourning on the one hand, but knowing what really is going on in your country, seeing your capital burning, and feeling this responsibility, and then winning the gold medal, this...