2022/02/07 | The Interpreter

Olympics Not The Only Games This Year

While China’s many human rights problems have been highlighted as the main reason for the boycott, it can be said that a secondary target is the Olympic movement itself.

2021/12/17 | Deutsche Welle

US Sanctions Chinese Firms Over Abuse of Uyghur Rights

U.S. Commerce, Treasury Departments sanctioned Chinese surveillance and biotechnology companies over rights abuses. The Biden administration expressed concern that U.S. technology could be used in abusing Uyghur people.

2020/03/03 | Global Voices

Japan Has Three Months to Decide Fate of 2020 Olympics

Battered by criticism, the Shinzo Abe administration scrambles to save Japan from the COVID-19 outbreak before the Olympics is due.

2018/02/12 | Morley J Weston

How to Catch Taiwan at the Winter Olympic Games

The country-that-cannot-be-named has never won a medal at a Winter Olympics.

2017/07/14 | Agence France-Presse

Japan's Teen Surf Queen Braving Sea Monsters

Japan's top female surfer combines lightning speed and seemingly effortless grace.

2016/12/12 | The Japan Times

Tokyo Seeks to Keep Olympic Costs Down

As the host for the 2020 Olympics, Japan is expecting costs for the event to be three-times higher than originally expected.

2016/10/04 | Hsu Chia-yu

Team Taiwan Calls for Change of ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Flag, Anthem

At this summer's Olympics in Rio, Taiwan and the Refugee Olympic Team were the only two teams using the Olympic ring design on their flags.

2016/08/22 | Kathy Cheng

The LAX Connection: Taiwan at the Montreal 1976 Olympics

The 2016 Rio Olympics have just closed, but a story about Taiwan's 1976 Summer Olympics team has resurfaced.

2016/08/04 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan Tennis Pro Hsieh Su-wei Pulls Out of Rio Olympics

The tennis star has announced she will never play for the Taiwan national team again. Now the ball is in the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee's court.