We’re all informed about COVID-19, even a bit too informed. It comes as no surprise that there was tension with the Winter Olympics before it even started since it took place in China, where the pandemic began. There are also reports that the Chinese government spies on people and journalists were forced to leave their technology devices at home, and instead, bring burner phones to use at the Olympics (via Washington Post). Many people felt there was already dishonesty with the Winter Olympics before it even began. Talk about bad energy!
“Though that mission was somewhat successful, empty venues and the poor organization of the prestigious event have severely eroded China’s image,” he (Ashok Swain) said… Moreover, the Olympics also gave possibilities for the rights activists to highlight human rights violations in China. The diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics by the US, UK, and some other allies was not a good PR for China.” – via The Sun UK