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Shani Davis skips opening ceremony after losing coin toss

Feb 10, 2018

Speedskater Shani Davis didn't attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics after losing a coin flip to carry the U.S. flag and lead American athletes into the stadium

Hold that tweet: Athletes tiptoe around Olympic do's, don'ts

Feb 10, 2018

Olympians in Pyeongchang are treading carefully to avoid falling foul of rules that limit what they can post on social feeds about sponsors that aren't partners of the games. But change could be on the horizon, with the IOC facing pressure from regulators

Tweet from speedskater's account rips flagbearer coin toss

Feb 8, 2018

Tweet from speedskater Shani Davis' account rips coin toss used to choose U.S. flagbearer

Mercedes in China apologizes for quoting Dalai Lama abroad

Feb 6, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has apologized in China for quoting the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who is reviled by Beijing, in a social media post abroad

N. Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at Pyeongchang

Feb 6, 2018

North Korea is again dominating pre-Olympic media coverage in archrival South Korea

Chinese state media reports eight killed in overnight gas leak at steel mill in Guangdong province

Feb 5, 2018

Chinese state media reports eight killed in overnight gas leak at steel mill in Guangdong province

China orders microblog operators to tighten censorship

Feb 2, 2018

Chinese microblog operators have been ordered by regulators to tighten censorship after the most popular service was criticized for failing to block prohibited material

The Latest: Police believe Shanghai crash was accidental

Feb 2, 2018

Shanghai police say a minivan crash downtown is believed to be an accident and not an attack

CORRECTS: Chinese state media report 18 people hospitalized after minivan plows into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai

Feb 2, 2018

CORRECTS: Chinese state media report 18 people hospitalized after minivan plows into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai

Rise of 'morality schools' for Chinese women sparks outcry

Feb 2, 2018

So-called "female morality schools" where women are taught to be subservient to men have sparked a storm of criticism in China

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