Stories about Sport from January, 2022
Why Beijing’s artificial snow at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games is stirring controversy
The Winter Olympic Games start in Beijing, on February 4: For the first time, all of the snow at the Games will be entirely man-made.
Azerbaijan is silent as other nations announce plans to boycott the Beijing Olympics
The country's leadership and its National Olympic Committee have remained notably silent when discussing the host country's dismal human rights record.
The Gambia’s AFCON debut: from underdogs to title contenders
The Gambian team, though first timers in the African Cup of Nations, now seem capable of mounting an unlikely title chase in a competition that provided them with dark moments.
Tennis star Peng Shuai and Professor Gulnar Obul: From captives to actors
The fate of a tennis star and a professor who had criticized the Chinese leadership showed a similar pattern. The critique turned into a forced public support.
What Samuel Eto’o’s ascension to football leadership means to Cameroon
Cameroonians have been desperate to see a change at FECAFOOT. They don’t only hope to see a huge transformation in the management of football, they actually expect it.
Internet watchdog finds encryption flaw in mandatory Chinese Olympic app
Athletes, journalists and all other attendees of the Beijing Winter Olympics are required to use the My2022 app but data submitted through the app may be intercepted.
Enda, Kenya’s first running shoe brand hopes to make it big in the global sports scene
Enda, which means "Go!" in Swahili, wants to give Adidas, Nike, and Puma a run for their money among elite and recreational runners globally.
Australia’s refugees react to double standard over tennis star Novak Djokovic's treatment
"It's sad that so many contacted me about Djokovic. I've been in a cage for 9 years, I turn 24 today, and all you want to talk to me about is that."
China aims to wipe out Omicron ahead of Winter Olympics
China's Zero-COVID policy is threatened as cases of the Delta and Omicron variants were identified in the country in recent weeks, raising concerns about how Beijing can contain the outbreak.
‘I chase bad men!’ How the late Andrew Jennings changed investigative sport journalism
He had a way of stripping any matter down to its bare bones, its true essence. It was how he worked and how he lived.