Weekend Reads Fire for the Olympic Winter Games to China surround

18:40  19 october  2021
18:40  19 october  2021 Source:   de.euronews.com

Canada urged to join allies in tougher China stance after Kovrig, Spavor release

  Canada urged to join allies in tougher China stance after Kovrig, Spavor release OTTAWA — The aftermath of Canada's long fight with China over the imprisonment of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig has spawned a new challenge: whether to join allies such as the United States and Australia in taking a more confrontational stance toward China. Some analysts saw hints of a potentially tougher approach in what appeared to be a throwaway line in a congratulatory note that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent to his new Japanese counterpart, Fumio Kishida, this past week. Trudeau twice used the label "Indo-Pacific" to stress the importance of co-operating with Japan on shared regional interests.

The Olympic Fire for Winter Games 2022 in Beijing has been handed over to the Chinese Organizing Committee in Athens.

  Feuer für die Olympischen Winterspiele an China übergeben © Thanassis Stavrakis / Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved Olympic Games 2032 Go to Brisbane in Australia Olympic Games 2024 in Paris Beijing 2022: No foreign viewers to the winter games

The ceremonial was held in the Panathinaikon Stadium built entirely from marble. There, in 1896, the first Olympics of modern times took place. Because of the Corona pandemic, only a few invited guests were admitted.

The flame was the day before using a hollow mirror and the sunbeams in the Antique site of Olympia on the Greek peninsula Peloponnese.

Some demonstrators tried to disturb the ceremony. They protested loudly and with transparents against human rights violations in China, Tibet and Hong Kong. The police took her in custody.

because of the Corona Pandemic there was no long torch on Greece. The Olympic Winter Games will take place from 4 to 20 February 2022 in Beijing.

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