In comments labelled “chilling” and “despicable”, the Beijing Olympic Committee said offending speech could break Chinese laws.
- by Eryk Bagshaw
Not long after deciding on a winter sport to pursue, Bree Walker’s family moved to tropical far north Queensland. Her unlikely journey could see her take the podium in Beijing.
- by Cloe Read
Aly Bull, who just missed out on a medal in Tokyo last year, is competing alongside the best athletes in surf lifesaving at the Nutri-Grain IronMan and IronWoman series.
- by Sarah Keoghan
Antonio Guterres will attend the event despite a US-led diplomatic boycott of the Games to protest China’s human rights record, joined by Australia, Britain, Canada and Japan.
- by Michelle Nichols
The Dutch Olympic Committee has banned its athletes from taking personal phones to Beijing as the AOC insists it has taken appropriate cybersecurity measures.
- by Phil Lutton
US prosecutors have charged a Texas therapist with distributing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes participating in the Olympic Games held in Tokyo last summer.
The Games are set to bring more investment dollars than ever to the Queensland capital and could fuel the biggest real estate renaissance in the city’s history. Here are the suburbs to watch.
- by Sarah Webb
There will be strict COVID rules, limited crowds and some countries have announced a diplomatic boycott, but the IOC says the games will go ahead.
- by Andrew Keh
Swimming has been banned in the Seine since 1923. But organisers of the Paris Olympics want water quality at EU standards before the 2024 Games.
- by Rick Noack
The NHL flagged last September that it could withdraw if COVID-19 disruptions forced games to be rescheduled during the Olympics window.
- by Frank Pingue