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Winter Olympics

9 Nov
An official Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic venue held a test ice hockey match on Monday (November 8), with the Games just months away. The match, which was held without spectators and featured local teams Beijing Arcfox and Beijing Shougang, comes amid uncertainty over the participation status of China's men's national hockey team in next year's Games. China is guaranteed a spot in the ice hockey tournament due to its status as host nation, but International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) president Luc Tardif said in September that the men's team could be prevented from playing due to its "insufficient sporting standard".
29 Oct
Tens of thousands of people in northern China have been placed under strict lockdown as officials seek to keep a lid on a growing COVID outbreak ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
18 Dec 2020
Speeding down a steep slope, snowboarder Zhang Xu skids gracefully to a halt in a shower of snow -- one of a new generation of winter sports fans in China learning in brand new skiing facilities.
15 Feb 2018
There's no official Russian team at the Winter Olympics after being banned over state-sponsored doping. DW spoke to some of the skaters left out in the cold.
10 Feb 2018
Let the Games begin: Winter Olympics kicks off in PyeongChang.
6 Feb 2018
Nigeria's Bobsled and Skeleton teams to the Winter Olympics have called for a united Nigeria, regardless of the country's ethnic differences.
3 Dec 2017
White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that North Korea's nuclear efforts were the 'greatest immediate threat' to the United States and added that Americans should not feel afraid to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
24 Jun 2017
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Saturday (June 24) attended the World Taekwondo Championships and, with North Korean athletes present, said he hoped to see an inter-Korean team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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