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China: Calls for 2022 Winter Olympics boycott doomed to fail

Mar. 04, 2021 12:03 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Calls for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on human rights grounds are “doomed to failure,” a Chinese government spokesperson said Wednesday, as lawmakers and political advisers began converging on China's capital for the biggest annual gathering of the...

Rights groups target sponsors like Airbnb for Beijing Games

Feb. 26, 2021 04:39 AM EST

In one corner are the 15 leading Olympic sponsors, many household names like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Visa, Toyota, Samsung and General Electric. Together they pay at least $1 billion to the International Olympic Committee, and in the next four-year Olympic cycle the payments could reach $2...