Officials projected the 2030 Winter Olympics to cost between $2.5-$2.65 billion. The recent Tokyo Summer Olympics was $15.4 billion, but some think it was more.
According to the IOC's statement, Peng Shuai said in the 30-minute video call that she is doing well, appreciated the concern but asked for her privacy.
Beijing 2022 is a rare moment for the Greek government to honor our past and take a stand against the International Olympic Committee and the Chinese government's distortion of our most sacred, Indigenous heritage.
"There used to be a silver September and a golden October for travel, but now we have nothing," said Wang Hui, a travel agency manager.
Elected officials in the United States and elsewhere have discussed the possibility of a "diplomatic boycott," but campaigners say the plan is not enough.
Lawmakers are calling on the IOC to postpone or relocate the scheduled 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing unless China ends it genocide against the Uyghurs.
"Olympic athletes should be aware that the digital yuan may be used to surveil Chinese citizens and those visiting China," senators wrote in a letter to USCOP.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi added her voice to a growing chorus calling for the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing to be boycotted.
"The time for talking with the IOC is over," Lhadon Tethong of the Tibet Action Institute told the Associated Press. "This cannot be games as usual or business as usual; not for the IOC and not for the international community."
Sarah Hirshland, CEO of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, submitted a letter to Congress on Thursday requesting that the U.S. not boycott the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
President Joe Biden has been urged to call for a boycott of the Winter Olympics over China's human rights record.
"I wanted to win that gold medal so bad. I used a lot of people for my personal gain. There was not a lot I was proud of," the Olympic champion told Newsweek.
Olympic and world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin drowned while spear fishing along the Gold Coast.
On the 40th anniversary of the "Miracle on Ice," the sports and political worlds paid tribute to the U.S. team that pulled off one of the greatest upsets in sports history.
South Koreans living in Turkey first flagged the video after the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
After winning diplomatic points for participation in the Winter Olympics, North Korea will participate in the Paralympics.
The United States' delegation did not meet with North Korea at the closing ceremony of the Olympics.
"I might never be able to meet them again," South Korean ice hockey player Choi Ji-yeon said.
Schott's choice of music sparked outrage on social media.
North Korea said the U.S. was trying to sabotage rare inter-Korean peace talks by deploying deadly drones capable of assassinating high-profile targets.
"See you in #PyeongChang tomorrow!" Ivanka Trump tweeted on Thursday.
This is the way to win a gold medal.
The U.S. won 3-2 after the shootout in a thrilling final.
North and South Korea both agree the islets, called Dokdo, Takeshima or Liancourt Rocks, belong to Korea, but how far will it divide two U.S. allies in Asia?
Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin have a good chance of a medal in the alpine combined.
The Japanese athlete graciously dismissed accident as a "reflex."