EXPLAINER: Olympics show complexity of sustainability claims
To stage the Winter Games in the Chinese capital, organizers embarked on a massive public works campaign, constructing new venues and piping millions of gallons of water up into the arid surrounding mountains to create fake snow for ski competitions.
U.S. wins first gold at Beijing Winter Olympics, but a star skier falls
Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis won the first gold medal for Team USA at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. But star skier Mikaela Schiffrin suffered another stunning setback. CBS News' Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers have the day's highlights.news.yahoo.com
Figure skater who gave up U.S. citizenship to compete for China slammed online after Olympics fall
Zhu Yi, a 19-year-old California native who gave up her U.S. citizenship to compete for China at the 2022 Winter Olympics, crashed into a wall during Sunday’s short program in the team event. She’s now being mocked on Chinese social media for her poor performance.news.yahoo.com
Inside look at how nurse burnout impacts overall healthcare system
Nurses across the country are facing severe burnout as they enter their third year of fighting COVID-19. CBS News senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS Mornings” to share some tips on how medical professionals can combat burnout and stay healthy as COVID cases continue to surge.news.yahoo.com
IOC and China make vaccine deal for Tokyo, Beijing Olympians
The IOC entered into a partnership with the Chinese Olympic committee to buy and provide vaccines for people taking part in the upcoming games in both Tokyo and Beijing. Bach said the IOC would “pay for extra doses” for Olympic and Paralympic participants. The Tokyo Olympics are set to open on July 23, and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing are scheduled for February. Distribution will be through international agencies or existing vaccine agreements countries have with China, Bach said. China, where the COVID-19 outbreak emerged in late 2019, has actively engaged in vaccine diplomacy, using doses developed by Sinovac and Sinopharm.
Lolo Jones on Rio Olympics, comeback and critics
Olympic track and field star Lolo Jones is one of 10 American athletes to compete in both the Summer and Winter Games. Only 130 people worldwide can make that claim, and on that list, only 25 are women. The 33-year-old hurdler and bobsledder is now focused on Rio Olympics, putting behind what she calls her “worst year professionally" after two surgeries and several injuries. If she makes the U.S. team, it will be her fourth Olympic appearance. Lolo Jones joins “CBS This Morning" to discuss how she is defying her critics.cbsnews.com