“CBS Evening News” headlines for Thursday, February 3, 2022


Taiwanese Olympic speed skater besieged by criticism for wearing Chinese team outfit

Huang Yu-ting, a Taiwanese speed skater participating in the Beijing 2022 Olympics, drew backlash after posting a video clip on Instagram that shows her wearing a Chinese team uniform during a practice session. In the video clip, Huang is seen in a black outfit with red sleeves and “China” written on the back of the uniform. According to South China Morning Post, Cheng Yun-peng, a Taiwanese politician and member of the Legislative Yuan, stated that Huang should have been more aware of the sensitive political issue involving Taiwan and Japan before posting a video in a Chinese uniform.

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