Jamaican Bobsled Team Qualifies For Olympics For First Time In 24 Years

For the first time in more than two decades, a four-man bobsled team from Jamaica has qualified for the Olympics. The country will also have an Olympic alpine skier at the Beijing Games in another first. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY.

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Athletes warned not to speak up on human rights at Beijing Olympics

Athletes travelling to next month’s Beijing Olympics were warned about speaking up on human rights issues while in China for their own safety by speakers at a seminar hosted by Human Rights Watch.

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Sculpting oranges for Olympics guests

Sculpting food has been a part of Chinese culture for hundreds of years, and this Winter Olympics volunteer wants to showcase the tradition at #Beijing2022.

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Clay Travis: We should not be in Beijing for the Winter Olympics

OutKick founder Clay Travis weighs in after the International Olympic committee limited ticket sales due to surging COVID-19 cases, and reacts to comments made by Golden State Warriors co-owner Chamath Palihapitiya about the treatment of Uyghurs. #FoxNews

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China Fights To Contain Omicron Spread Ahead Of The Olympics

The countdown is on to the Beijing Winter Olympics, as China works to contain the spread of the omicron variant. Ticket sales to Chinese spectators are now canceled over COVID concerns and international fans are also banned. NBC’s Janis Mackey Frayer reports for TODAY.

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Cybersecurity experts concerned about 2022 Beijing Olympics app

Cybersecurity experts at the University of Toronto are voicing concerns about the My2022 app, which is required for all participants in the Beijing Winter Olympics.

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Hacking backdoor? Security flaws in China’s mandatory Olympics app | DW News

Athletes headed to the Beijing Olympic Winter Games are making final travel preparations, including keeping in line with China’s health measures on the "My 2022" smartphone app. However, inadequate encryption measures within the app can leave Olympians, journalists and sports officials vulnerable to hackers, privacy breaches, and surveillance, according to a cybersecurity report by the Citizen Lab obtained exclusively by DW. Additionally, the IT forensic specialists found that the app includes a censorship keyword list. The findings come as international concern over digital safety at the Games mounts. Germany, Australia, UK and US have urged their athletes and National Olympic Committees to leave their personal phones and laptops behind and to travel with special devices over fears of digital espionage. The Dutch Olympic Committee outright banned its athletes from bringing personal phones and laptops due to surveillance concerns.

In the Olympic Playbook for athletes and team officials, the International Olympic Committee states that the "My 2022" app is "in accordance with international standards and Chinese law." But based on its findings, Citizen Lab concludes that the insecure transmission of personal information "may constitute a direct violation of China’s privacy laws." This is because China’s data protection laws require that a person’s health and medical records held digitally be transmitted and stored in an encrypted manner. Citizen Lab’s findings also raise questions concerning two Western tech giants that carry the "My 2022" app: Apple and Google. "Both Apple’s and Google’s policies forbid apps to transmit sensitive data without proper encryption, so Apple and Google will need to determine whether the app’s unresolved vulnerabilities warrant delisting," Citizen Lab’s Knockel told DW. The Beijing Organizing Committee has stood by its app, however, saying it "passed the examination" of international mobile application markets such as Google, Apple and Samsung."We have taken measures such as personal information encryption in the app to ensure privacy security," the committee said Monday to Xinhua News Agency.

The Winter Games, which kicks off on February 4, marks the second Olympic Games during the COVID-19 pandemic. Just as at the Tokyo Summer Games, tracking athletes’ health is required. According to the official Playbook of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), athletes, coaches, reporters and sports officials, as well as thousands of local staff, are required to put their information into either the "My 2022" smartphone app or website. The app, which was developed in China, is designed to monitor the health of all attendees and staff as well as trace possible COVID-19 infections. Passport data and flight information must be entered into the app. Sensitive medical information related to possible COVID-19 symptoms are also required, such as whether a person had a fever, fatigue, headaches, a dry cough, diarrhea or a sore throat. Those coming from abroad must start entering health data 14 days before arriving in the country. Many countries use a contact tracing app to help combat the pandemic. But "My 2022" combines contact tracing with other services: It regulates access to events, acts as a visitor’s guide with information on sporting venues and tourist services, as well as providing chat functions (text and audio), news feeds and file transfers

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Take a look at the Beijing Olympics venues

From the Bird’s Nest to the Ice Cube, take a look at the new and old venues for events at the #Beijing2022 Winter Olympics.

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