Flags fly at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games village. Photo: AFP
Flags fly at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games village. Photo: AFP

US wants China visas for 18 officials to attend Winter Olympics, Beijing confirms

  • Chinese foreign ministry urges the US to ‘stop politicising sport’, calling boycott a ‘farce’ as it confirms visa applications for 18 American personnel
  • The White House on December 6 announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over China’s human rights record in Xinjiang

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Flags fly at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games village. Photo: AFP
Flags fly at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games village. Photo: AFP
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