May 17, 2022

Genocide Olympics Will Allow Athlete from ‘Banned’ Russia to Compete After Failed Drug Test

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Monday to allow Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva to continue competing in the 2src22 Winter Olympics after a urine sample she submitted in December 2src21 tested positive for trimetazidine, an anti-angina drug the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) prohibits athletes from using both in and out of…

In Olympics coverage, NBC should stand for ‘National Beijing Corporation’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! At this point, the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) could just as easily be named the “National Beijing Corporation.” Over the past few days, the network, which rakes in exorbitant profits from its exclusive coverage of the 2022 Olympic Games, has dutifully recited Chinese Communist Party (CCP) talking […]

US hockey star Brianna Decker out of Olympics after nasty leg injury

U.S. women’s hockey star Brianna Decker was stretchered off the ice on Thursday after suffering an apparent severe leg injury in the team’s opening game at the Beijing Olympics. Decker screamed in pain following a trip from Finland’s Ronja Savolainen in the first period. Savolainen hooked her leg around Decker’s leg and the two fell […]

India to skip Winter Olympics opening ceremony over China’s torchbearer selection

India will not attend Friday’s opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics, after one of the torchbearers reportedly chosen by Chinese authorities riled up New Delhi’s anger. India’s foreign affairs spokesman Arindam Bagchi on Thursday said it was “regrettable that the Chinese side has chosen to politicize an event like the Olympics.” LIVE UPDATES: BEIJING […]

“No Need to Worry about Security,” Australian Team Chief Tells Olympics Athletes

Australian Winter Olympics chef de mission Geoff Lipshut holds no security or safety concerns for athletes competing in Beijing this February, allowing the team to take no special preventive measures such as burner phones. This comes after Australia joined the ranks of the United States, Great Britain and several allies in a diplomatic boycott of…

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Ted Cruz: Boycotting Olympics in China Would ‘Punish’ Athletes

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he does not believe in boycotting the 2022 Winter Olympics in China because it would “punish” young athletes who have trained their entire lives to compete on the international stage. The senator instead suggested that Chinese communists be called out for being “murderers,” “torturers,”…

The IOC’s Reputation Goes Downhill With Beijing Winter Olympics

Commentary Is the International Olympic Committee (IOC) a puppet, like the World Health Organization (WHO), that’s been bought and paid for by Beijing? That would appear to be the case. But how could that be? The IOC’s Foundational Principles After all, the Olympic Charter’s foundational values demand “respect for universal ethical principles.” This primary objective…

Biden’s FCC Nominee ‘Enemy of the Press’

Freedom of the press is one of the most sacred parts of America’s democracy. With Joe Biden’s latest nominee for the FCC, however, that freedom is under threat …

US announces diplomatic boycott of China’s Winter Olympics

Exclusive — Sam Brownback Calls on Woke Corporations to Pull Advertising Dollars Out of Beijing Winter Olympics 

Sam Brownback, former U.S. Senator, Kansas Governor, and U.S. Ambassador for international religious freedom, appeared on Breitbart News Saturday and called on woke corporations like Coca-Cola and AirBnb to pull their advertising dollars out of the Beijing Winter Olympics amid China’s numerous human rights violations. LISTEN: Breitbart News Saturday host Matthew Boyle opened the show noting that Friday,…

Canceled: Anthem-Protester Gwen Berry Fails to Medal at Olympics

Gwen Berry, a U.S. Olympic hammer thrower who turned away from the American flag during the playing of the national anthem, failed to medal during finals on Tuesday. According to the New York Post, Berry finished in eleventh place out of twelve competitors, registering a distance of 71.35 meters. In June, Berry made headlines when she snubbed…

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show The US Women’s Soccer Team Kneeling During The National Anthem At The Tokyo Olympics?

An image shared on Facebook allegedly shows members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team kneeling during the national anthem at the Tokyo Olympics. Verdict: Misleading While the U.S. women’s national soccer team did kneel before its match against Sweden, the action did not occur during the national anthem. The photo included in the Facebook…

IOC Clears Trans Weightlifter to Compete in Olympics

Alex Pantling/Getty Images The International Olympic Committee (IOC) cleared the way Saturday for New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, a man competing as a woman, to participate in the Tokyo Olympics. Hubbard will be the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic games. “The rules for qualification have been established by the International Weightlifting Federation…

Petition to Let Sha’Carri Richardson Run in Olympics Garners Over 500K Signatures

Amid public outrage, a MoveOn petition calling for Sha’Carri Richardson to remain a participant in this month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo has received more than 500,000 signatures. Last week it was reported that Richardson, who won the 100-meter race at Olympic trials in 10.86 seconds on June 19, would not be permitted to run in the Olympic 100m…

Team USA Basketball Director Says LeBron James Unlikely to Play in Olympics Ever Again

USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that it is unlikely that LeBron James will ever play for Team USA at the Olympics again. Colangelo made his comments based on James’ advancing years. “Father Time takes its toll,” Colangelo told ESPN’s Keyshawn, JWill and Zubin. “If you’re a human being, your body is built…

Tokyo Olympics to Athletes: Don’t Use 150,000 Free Condoms

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics confirmed on Monday plans to distribute at least 150,000 condoms to athletes at next month’s Summer Games but insisted that the contraceptives are not intended “for use at the athlete’s village.” “The distribution of condoms is not for use at the athlete’s village, but to have athletes take them back…

Spectators from Abroad to be Barred from Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — At last it’s official after countless unsourced news reports and rumors: spectators from abroad will be barred from the postponed Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months. The decision was announced Saturday after an online meeting of the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government, the Tokyo government, the International Paralympic Committee,…

US Considering Boycott On 2022 Beijing Olympics, Hasn’t Made ‘Final Decision’

February 25, 2021 6:58 PM ET The United States is considering a boycott on the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, China, but has not come to a “final decision,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Thursday. Psaki addressed the issue at a White House press conference Thursday, saying there were no updates on where the…

Citing China’s ‘Genocidal Campaign,’ MPs Demand Relocation of Beijing Olympics

People walk on the Olympic Green near a countdown clock showing the time remaining before the 2022 Beijing Olympics in Beijing on Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Canada More than a dozen federal lawmakers from all parties are calling for the 2022 Winter Olympics to be moved outside China, citing a “genocidal campaign” by […]

Unity: North and South Korea to March Under Same Flag for Olympics.

As the 2018 Winter Olympics in Seoul get closer, with the opening ceremony right around the corner in February, successful diplomacy between North and South Korea continues. On Wednesday morning the two countries announced for the first time they will form a joint Olympic team for at least one sport and march under the same […]

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