Tickets for the Beijing Games will be for invited groups only

Tickets for the Beijing Games will be for invited groups only

Photo: NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images Tickets for the Beijing Winter Games, which were intended only for the local public, will not finally go on sale “due to the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic”, Therefore, only invited “spectator groups” will attend sports competitions, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Monday. “In … Read more

Ómicron threatens the Winter Olympics in Beijing weeks before the big start

Ómicron threatens the Winter Olympics in Beijing weeks before the big start

Beijing tightened entry controls into the city after finding last Saturday a contagion by local transmission of the omicron variant of COVID a little more than two weeks before the Winter Olympics begin in the Chinese capital. Those entering Beijing from other points in China must undergo a nucleic acid test within 72 hours of … Read more