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Corporate sponsors quiet as Beijing Olympics get underway

Feb 7, 2022
U.S. officials are boycotting the Games over accusations of human rights abuses in China, and companies have been pressured to pull out or speak up.
Fireworks form the Olympic rings over Beijing's National Stadium on Friday. Human rights advocates have pressured advertisers to cancel sponsorships because of accusations of abuses.
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Beijing Olympics will not bring windfall

Feb 4, 2022
The winter games will be a net loss for China — at least economically.
COVID-19 means Chinas is missing out on hundreds of millions of dollars from ticket sales. Above, medical staff wear personal protective clothing work at an Olympic Stadium on Feb. 3.
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