Post-Pandemic, Can China’s Winter Olympic Town Thrive Again?
A year on from the Winter Olympic Games, has Zhangjiakou bounced back from the pandemic and lived up to its promise as China’s ski capital?
Paddlefish Goes Extinct and Other Trending News
Legendary figure skater retires, more attacks on women shock the public, Chinese paddlefish officially extinct, livestreamers fake assault to avoid work—it’s Viral Week
Imported Talent: Do Naturalized Athletes Help or Hinder China’s Sports Programs?
Naturalized athletes are becoming increasingly common in China’s sports programs, but will they help develop domestic talent?
China’s Road to Winter Paralympic Glory
How China went from one medal to topping the medal table in 20 years of Winter Paralympic participation
Winter Olympics Close With a Bang and Other Trending News
Spectacular Winter Olympics closing ceremony, crackdown on fake Bing Dwen Dwens, kidnapped man turned into “blood slave,” farmer accidentally roasts ducks—it’s Viral Week
The Online Slang of the Beijing Winter Olympics
Learn some of the Winter Olympics slang popular with Chineses netizens
Gu Ailing Wins Gold and Hearts and Other Trending News
China’s US-Born athletes polarize netizens, Bing Dwen Dwen fever continues, Bilibili is accused of working staff to death, boy spends 9,800 yuan on Ultraman cards—it’s Viral Week
Winter Olympics Mascot Steals the Show and Other Trending News
Winter Olympic mascot stars in opening ceremony, China’s women’s soccer team wins Asian Cup, child cook dazzles with Lunar New Year feast, amateur curling takes off—it’s Viral Week
Chinese Winter Olympians to Watch
Athletes in these five sports have a shot at gold during the Beijing Winter Olympic Games
Slope Slang: Talk Like a Skier
A Winter Olympics-ready linguistic guide to visiting China’s ski resorts