China lashes out at latest U.S. export controls on chips
China has criticized the latest U.S. decision to tighten export controls that would make it harder for China to obtain and manufacture advanced computing chips, calling it a violation of international economic and trade rules that will “isolate and backfire” on the U.S. The Foreign Ministry spokesperson accused the U.S. of abusing its export control measures to maliciously block and suppress Chinese companies.
Figure skating age debate also exposes body image challenges
Some figure skaters are hoping an Olympic doping scandal that is fueling a push to raise the minimum age of competitors will also focus attention on what they see as the sport’s most pressing issue: body image, body shaming and disordered eating.
Lows far outweigh highs in Olympic figure skating program
The Olympic figure skating program at the Beijing Games probably won't be remembered for the soaring performances of American gold medalist Nathan Chen, French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron or the Chinese pairs team of Sui Wenjing and Han Cong.
2022 Olympic cross-country skiing in review: Diggins writes U.S. history
U.S. cross-country skiing star Jessie Diggins rewrote history at the 2022 Winter Olympics going up against some of the biggest names in skiing like Jonna Sundling of Sweden and Therese Johaug of Norway. The women's 30km mass start free closed the curtain on the 2022 Winter Olympics.
American Timothy LeDuc makes history as first non-binary Winter Olympian
Timothy LeDuc made history as the first openly non-binary Olympian to compete at the Winter Games, and the American pairs figure skater hopes to pave the way for others to enter the sport without being bound by gender stereotypes.