China is the only major country still fighting the virus with such restrictions.
But comments made by a Beijing official suggesting this were quickly retracted by state media.
Athletes will compete as neutrals and will not be included in the medal table.
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The Winter Olympics gets underway today.
Thousands of people have been banned from leaving their homes as authorities double-down on their zero-tolerance policy.
Most of the cases tested positive when they arrived at the airport, but it threatens to throw the Games into turmoil.
Jamaica has qualified for three separate bobsleigh events at the 2022 Winter Olympics, which will begin in Beijing on 4 February.
Beijing's first reported Omicron case comes less than three weeks before the start of the Winter Olympics.
Some onlookers filmed while others rushed away in dramatic scenes.
The news comes after China pledged unspecified 'countermeasures' against any such diplomatic boycott.
Peng Shuai vanished after making sexual assault allegations about a former vice-premier in China.
Only hours after the man downed the fizzy drink, he developed severe stomach pains and bloating, which prompted him to visit Chaoyang Hospital in Beijing, China.
The US President earlier boasted that ‘I did this myself, for the most part’, as he spoke of how he ‘convinced many countries’ not to use the Chinese company’s technology.
Suspects accused of 'subversion' can now be extradited to mainland China for trial.
Officials have been faced with the task of attempted to track and trace thousands who visited the city's biggest wholesale market.
Authorities fear a second wave of Covid-19 ripping through the country again.