US signals no plans to boycott 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after genocide designation

By Nandita Bose, Steve Keating and Michael Martina WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is signaling it currently has no plans to bar American athletes' participation in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, despite mounting calls for the Games to be moved over China's human rights record. Rights advocacy groups and politicians have made demands for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take the event out of China, casting a pall on Beijing's efforts to highlight the Games as Thursday marks one year from opening day. A group of U.S. Republican senators on Tuesday...