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Human rights? China won that Winter Olympics battle. Almost.
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Human rights? China won that Winter Olympics battle. Almost.

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — When three-time Olympian Gus Kenworthy took the remarkable, perhaps even brave decision to speak out against…
Beijing’s Olympics close, ending safe but odd global moment
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Beijing’s Olympics close, ending safe but odd global moment

BEIJING (AP) — A pile of figure-skating rubble created by Russian misbehavior. A new Chinese champion — from California. An…
Olympic mascots: Creative, cartoonish, at times contentious
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Olympic mascots: Creative, cartoonish, at times contentious

BEIJING (AP) — The panda mascot of the Beijing Games has been a huge success here in the Chinese capital,…
After blow of Beijing, Olympians ask: What about Africa?
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After blow of Beijing, Olympians ask: What about Africa?

BEIJING (AP) — Victory, of sorts, for Eritrea’s sole Winter Olympian — one of just six athletes competing for African…
This time, Tibet stands silent as Olympics return to China
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This time, Tibet stands silent as Olympics return to China

GARZE COUNTY, China (AP) — As a speedskating team was winning China’s first Olympic gold medal of the Beijing Games,…
For Asian American women, Olympics reveal a harsh duality
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For Asian American women, Olympics reveal a harsh duality

BEIJING (AP) — Across two pandemic Olympics set in Asian countries, Asian American women fronting the Games have encountered a…
Queries on doping, harassment, ineptitude at Olympics
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Queries on doping, harassment, ineptitude at Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — The biggest questions at the Beijing Olympics on Saturday hardly centered on who would win the six…
At Olympics and beyond, getting away with it is Russia’s way
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At Olympics and beyond, getting away with it is Russia’s way

BEIJING (AP) — Be it sports, politics, hacking or war, the recent history of Russia’s relationship with the world can…
Beijing’s ambitious Olympic COVID bubble: So far, so good
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Beijing’s ambitious Olympic COVID bubble: So far, so good

BEIJING (AP) — For a country determined to keep out the virus that first emerged within its borders, bringing in…
Jacobellis earns 1st US gold at Olympics in snowboardcross
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Jacobellis earns 1st US gold at Olympics in snowboardcross

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Lindsey Jacobellis captured the United States’ first gold medal of the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday, riding…
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