Peng Shuai to Xinjiang - the issues overshadowing the Beijing Olympics

Winter Olympics

Tibetan activists stand in front of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters during a protest ahead of the February's Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, on November 26, 2021 in Lausanne. 
 

Photo credit: Fabrice Coffrini | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Winter Olympics will be held in a "closed loop" -- a strict bubble insulating athletes from the outside world for the whole Games. Only people living in China will be allowed to attend as spectators.
  • The estimated 2,900 athletes must be fully vaccinated or face 21 days in quarantine upon arrival. They, along with media and others in the bubble, will also be tested daily.

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