Each day the International Olympic Committee holds a press conference to answer a variety of press questions. Today, the spokeswoman for the Beijing Games interjected several times to defend China.
A triple jump used to be the gold standard in figure skating. Now it's the quad. For the first time at an Olympics, a woman — Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva — landed a quad in competition.
With a population roughly equal to Minnesota, Norway is a global superpower in winter sports. The Scandinavian country leads in Beijing by a lot - both in golds and total overall medals.
The stuffed animal version of mascot Bing Dwen Dwen has become so sought after that people are camping overnight to buy it in Beijing.
Organizers of the Beijing Olympics are touting greater gender equity at this year's Games, but Nordic combined remains the only event not open to women.
The Winter Games kicked off Friday night in Beijing with an eye-catching but scaled-back opening ceremony. The city has made history as the first to host both the Summer and Winter Games.
37-year-old Elana Meyers Taylor, a three-time Olympic medalist, announced on Twitter that she tested positive for COVID-19 two days after arriving in Beijing for the 2022 Olympic Games.
The ruling Communist Party is using the Games to promote winter sports, many of which are new to most Chinese, for fitness and business opportunities.
If nations don't address high greenhouse gas emissions, by the 2080s, all but one of the 21 cities that previously hosted the Winter Games wouldn't be able to do so again, a new study has found.
With the Winter Olympics set for next year, NPR's Scott Simon talks about the push by some human rights groups to move the games out of Beijing.