Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

The 2022 Winter Olympics, the 24th winter Olympiad, will be held in Beijing, China between 4-20 February 2022.

China’s 2022 Olympic mascots have unusual names
This article was updated on Sep 19, 2019 to include comment from the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Ever been stumped by how to say Xi Jinping? You’re not alone, and China’s Olympic organizers have acknowledged recognized the problem. The organizers chose an unconventional way to name their new 2022 Olympic mascots: a panda and an anthropomorphic lantern.  Instead of using Pinyin, the romanized spelling system used by more than 1 billion Mandarin speakers, both mascots have names spelled in ways that make it easier for non-Chinese speakers to pronounce.  Follow #BingDwenDwen and #ShueyRhonRhon on their adventures! See you in #Beijing2022! pic.t
China’s 2022 Olympic mascots have unusual names
Chinese cheer after freestyle ski champ Eileen Gu wins top prize
Eileen Gu, a Chinese-American freestyle ski champion who competes for China, is bringing home her first major international win.  On Wednesday, Gu won first place in freeski halfpipe at the Winter Games New Zealand, one of the top five winter sports festivals in the world, according to RAD Season, an online action sports events curator.  Chinese fans are celebrating Gu’s win. They see her success and her recent decision to represent China as evidence of the country’s growing sporting clout. The 15-year-old skier’s win comes just two months after announcing she would compete in the 2020 Winter Olympics for China.  On China’s Twitter-like Weibo, Gu’s victory has racked up more than 150 millio
Chinese cheer after freestyle ski champ Eileen Gu wins top prize
American teen skier to compete in Winter Olympics as Chinese citizen
An American skier has decided to compete for China in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, prompting a wave of cheering on Chinese social media. Eileen Gu, 15, changed her national affiliation from American to Chinese this month, according to the International Ski Federation. While the Olympics allow athletes with dual citizenship to choose which country to represent, Gu is required by Chinese law not to keep her American nationality because China doesn’t recognize dual nationality. “I feel that I am competing in skiing to unite two nations, both of which are my home,” Gu told Inkstone through Instagram on Friday. “I hope to break the divide between nations through passion and love.” She sai
American teen skier to compete in Winter Olympics as Chinese citizen