China’s National Games pose key test for Covid-19 controls ahead of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Published Sep 13 2021 at 12:00 AM GMT
  • China is not taking any chances with Covid-19 as it prepares for the National Games – a critical test for next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing.
  • The host city Xian, capital of the northwestern province of Shaanxi, has enacted stringent restrictions as it gears up to accommodate tens of thousands of spectators for the games, the domestic equivalent of the Summer Olympics, which officially start on Wednesday 'and run until September 27.
  • Held once every four years, the games will be one of the….



  • Published Sep 13, 2021 12:00 AM GMT