China has dominated the medal count at the last five Paralympic Games. That's in stark contrast with the low level of disability access in Chinese society.
Jacobellis, a five-time Olympian, won her first gold medal during the women's snowboard cross event on Wednesday. She is also the oldest American woman to win a Winter Olympics gold medal.
Beijing Olympic officials said the COVID-19 situation within the closed-loop bubble of the Games is tightly managed now. They may add more spectators to venues as the competitions continue.
Gu, who is American born to a Chinese mother, is representing China during the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. She has competed under the Chinese flag since 2019.
The 2022 Winter Olympics are set to begin this week in Beijing, China. And viewers will be able to tune into a series of new events appearing at the 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.
Chinese Lunar New Year is being celebrated even within the tightly controlled Beijing Winter Olympics bubble.
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.
The Foreign Ministry said Minister Wang Yi made the demand in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday Beijing time.