The “Garlic Girls”, the South Korean women’s curling team, have made their Olympic comeback in Beijing after they came forward and spoke out about being abused by their coaches and sparked a movement against the mistreatment of athletes in the country.
Free skier and breakout star of the Beijing 2022 Games Eileen Gu wrapped up her inaugural Olympics with a hat trick of medals, two golds and one silver, as well as the adoration and love of the host nation.
Russian teen figure skater Kamila Valieva will be allowed to continue to compete at the Beijing Winter Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance weeks ago but will not receive any medals until her case is resolved.
In November 2021, Polish luger Mateusz Sochowicz had just started a test run on the Olympic track at Yanqing National Sliding Center in Beijing when he struck a metal barrier that should have been open.
Jamaican track athlete Hansle Parchment was on his way to compete for the semi-finals of the men’s 110 meter hurdles at the Tokyo Olympic Games, when he accidentally got on the wrong bus and ended up at the Tokyo Aquatics Center instead of the Japan National Stadium for his event.