Can China quell the controversy and put on a well-received 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: EPA Can China quell the controversy and put on a well-received 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: EPA
Can China quell the controversy and put on a well-received 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: EPA
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Beijing 2022: can China pull off Winter Olympics amid Covid-19, Xinjiang human rights abuse claims and Hong Kong crackdown?

  • Preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing are on time and on budget, with Xi Jinping giving thumbs up
  • The Chinese Communist Party finds itself in a number of geopolitical conflicts, however, that could sully the Games

Can China quell the controversy and put on a well-received 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: EPA Can China quell the controversy and put on a well-received 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: EPA
Can China quell the controversy and put on a well-received 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: EPA
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Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett is an award-winning Canadian journalist and four-time published author. He is a Jack Webster Fellowship winner and a British Columbia bestselling novelist. He has covered sport for the Post since 2018.