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US News US officials absent in Beijing?

22:12  16 november  2021
22:12  16 november  2021 Source:   sports.fr

Snowboard President criticizes Beijing Games: "Not just so continue"

 Snowboard President criticizes Beijing Games: The German snowboard association President Hanns-Michael Höz has criticized the discharge of the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. © Provided by SPORT1.DE Snowboard President criticizes Beijing Games: "Do not just go on" Schwäbisch Hall (SID) - The German snowboard dressing President Hanns-Michael Hölz ​​has criticized the discharge of the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. "We need a new kind of decision-making in the big bodies of IOC and FIS.

JO de Pékin : Aucun officiel américain présent pour l’événement ? © Provided by Sports.co.uk Jo de Beijing: No American official present for the event?

Beijing should not be a new Moscow or Los Angeles. However, a boycott of the next Olympic winter games from a diplomatic point of view seems to be set up . While the United States team should join China to participate in the events organized from 4 to 20 February in the first city to host the winter declination of the event after hosting the summer games in 2008, American athletes should not be able to count on the support of their political representatives .

Indeed, according to the Washington Post Josh Rogin columnist, the administration led by President Joe Biden would be close to validating the recommendation made to him, that is, boycott purely and simply the next Olympic Games. 'winter. An idea that has made its way from a proposal from Senator Mitt Romney, who recently stated that " in authoritarian states, the Olympic Games have often been used as a propaganda tool more than a reform lever "

Hockey: Deb takes only vaccinated players with Beijing

 Hockey: Deb takes only vaccinated players with Beijing When selecting his team for Olympia, Toni Söderholm does not just pay attention to sporty criteria, but also on the vaccine status. © Provided by sport1.de Hockey: Deb takes only vaccinated players with Beijing When choosing his team for Olympia, ice hockey national coach Toni Söderholm not only pay attention to sporty criteria, but also on the vaccine status.

A boycott that will not concern

athletes according to internal sources of the US administration, Joe Biden would have made his decision and should announce it before the end of November . This boycott would be a way for US leaders to focus on the lack of respect for human rights in China, particularly regarding the Uyghur minority. For its part, Chinese President Xi Jinping did not address the question of a possible invitation to Joe Biden to attend the Olympic Winter Games when his American counterpart, according to the White House, touched on the question of Human Rights in China, especially in the Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong regions.

Mitt Romney, when to him, replied vividly via the Social Network Twitter. "It is unacceptable that China can host the Olympic Games, while the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) commits a genocide against the Uighurs, said the former presidential candidate. I have been pleading for a long time for a diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games and I hope the administration will send a strong message to the CCP, without punishing American athletes. The latter, as for them, will be very free to participate, or not, at the tests.

China does not seek hegemony, says Xi to the countries of Southeast Asia .
Asean-Summit-China: China does not seek hegemony, says Xi to the countries of Southeast Asia © Reuters / Tingshu Wang China does not seek hegemony, says Xi to the countries of Southeast Asia Pekin (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday at a summit of the Association des Southeast Asian countries (ASEAN) that Beijing was not going to "intimidate" its smaller regional neighbors, while tensions are increasing about territorial sovereignty in the South China Sea.

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