7 December 2023
Russia Grand Prix has been cancelled, the football champions league final has been moved out of Russia AND Russia has been suspended from the Eurovision contest, says @JosepBorrellF
Possible Russia invasion of Ukraine - "I do want to be clear" per @JakeSullivan46 "It could begin during the olympics despite a lot of speculation that it would only happen after"
A Ukrainian skeleton athlete flashed a small sign that read " No War in Ukraine " to the cameras as he finished a run at the Beijing Olympics on Friday night, a plea for peace at a time of rising tensions - @AP
US President Joe Biden said Monday at a meeting with Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz that the two countries are "in lockstep" on confronting Russia over Ukraine
Putin met Xi Jinping in Beijing
President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov has arrived in Beijing1 year ago
President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov has arrived in Beijing
Poland's President Duda will present China's Xi with a "different, European perspective" on Ukraine during his trip to Beijing to attend the Winter Olympics, his office told @POLITICOEurope
A court in Tehran, Iran sentenced a man to 148 lashes and prison for robbing Ali Daei, a famous former Iranian soccer player. Lashes are tantamount to torture yet the government flogs political prisoners, thieves & everyone in between.
1 year ago
Chief of Russian Foreign Intelligence service: we have information about possible U.S. and allies campaign to discredit Olympic games in Beijing
Beijing Olympics will not sell tickets to public
1 year ago
Serbian president accuses Australian PM of 'mistreating' Djokovic
Alex Hawke's statement revoking Djokovic's visa
NATO Secretary General: Military build-up on Ukraine's borders continues
1 year ago
Serbia president accuses Australia of "maltreatment" of Novak Djokovic
A French driver was seriously injured during the Dakar race in Saudi Arabia due to the detonation of an explosive device
1 year ago
Japan says 'no plans' for gov't officials to attend Beijing Olympics, calls on China to respect human rights
The police made several arrests in the run-up to the Classic in Rotterdam on Saturday. Supporters seek confrontation with the ME before the start of the match. Firecrackers and smoke bombs are thrown
Kenyan forces could be deployed to Qatar for World Cup security - Minister
1 year ago
UK's Johnson announces 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics
China says 'nobody cares' about Australia Olympics diplomatic boycott
2 year ago
WTA Head: "With the full support of the WTA Board of Directors, I am announcing the immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong"
UN demands proof of missing Chinese tennis star's whereabouts, well-being
China says 'politicising sports' hurts Olympic spirit as Biden mulls boycott
Biden administration to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics, according to Washington Post
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced Western Europe's first partial lockdown of the winter, with three weeks of Covid curbs on restaurants, shops and sporting events
US urges China not to limit the freedom of movement and for journalists to have access for coverage of WinterOlympics, says @StateDeptSpox in response to a question on media restrictions from @rongxiang
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accused Ukraine's national anti-doping body of giving athletes advance notice of what were supposed to be random out-of-competition tests in a scheme dating back nearly a decade
2 year ago
Serbia has refused to allow Kosovo's national boxing team to enter the country and take part in the world championship taking place in Belgrade
.@FIFAcom fined the Montenegrin Football Federation 20,000 Swiss franks and two games without an audience, after fans shouted insulting chants about deputy PM Dritan Abazovic during a match between the national team and Latvia on September 7
Three police hurt as smokebombs thrown at Marseille, Galatasary tie