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Biden Expected to Announce U.S. Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

HeadlineDec 06, 2021

The Biden administration is expected to announce a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics. The move would mean U.S. athletes will still compete, but no U.S. officials would attend the games, and is intended to send a signal over human rights abuses in China. It also would come amid growing concerns for star tennis player Peng Shuai, whose social media post revealing her sexual assault by a former politician was censored, and who some say is being coerced by the Chinese government.

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