Beijing Winter Olympics to Implement 'Rigorous' COVID-19 Measures


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The Winter Games are scheduled to kick off in Beijing on Feb. 4, 2022 The International Olympic Committee is looking to "reinforce" the solidarity displayed at the Tokyo Summer Games during the Beijing Winter Olympics with strict COVID-19 measures. On Friday, the IOC shared a statement urging Olympic teams to request additional COVID vaccines for athletes in preparation for the Beijing Games, which kick off Feb. 4, 2022. "As we did in Tokyo, we are putting in place rigorous COVID-19 countermeasures to ensure the health and safety of all Olympic participants in Beijing," said IOC president Thomas Bach. "I would...