The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics logo is seen at Shougang Park in Beijing in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics logo is seen at Shougang Park in Beijing in November. Photo: EPA-EFE

White House confirms diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

  • US officials will not attend, but athletes will take part and ‘have our full support’, White House press secretary Jen Psaki says
  • China’s foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian had said Beijing would take ‘resolute countermeasures’ if the boycott proceeded

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics logo is seen at Shougang Park in Beijing in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics logo is seen at Shougang Park in Beijing in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
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