World Cup to Rio carnival: Six key events in 2022

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Paris (AFP) – From the World Cup in Qatar to the midterm elections in the United States, here are six events that are likely to mark the coming year. Beijing’s Winter OlympicsBeijing stages the Winter Olympics from February 4 to 20 under some of the strictest rules for a mass sporting event since the pandemic began. Everybody attending, including athletes, must be fully vaccinated or face a 21-day quarantine and will be kept in a “closed-loop” bubble from the moment they set foot in the Chinese capital. Unlike the Tokyo Olympics, there will be spectators but ticket sales are restricted to peop…

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