Round-Up: US govt signals ease with Beijing 2022, beIN shows Fifa CWC in Mena, ‘no changes’ to rugby calendar until 2024, and more

United States President-elect Joe Biden throws out a first pitch in 2009 while then vice president for Barack Obama. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/MLB Photos)

US president Joe Biden's administration signalled it has no plans to boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, following pressure over China's treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang