Summary: U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn, Cynthia Lummis, and Roger Wicker unanimously wrote to the U.S. Olympic Committee and Paralympic Games (USOPC), expressing concern about the Chinese government's plan to launch digital Yuan before the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Senators urged USOPC to ban the United States Athletes receive or use digital Yuan during the Olympics.  The ...

U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn, Cynthia Lummis, and Roger Wicker unanimously wrote to the U.S. Olympic Committee and Paralympic Games (USOPC), expressing concern about the Chinese government's plan to launch digital Yuan before the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

Senators urged USOPC to ban the United States Athletes receive or use digital Yuan during the Olympics. 

The organization is seeking a briefing from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on this topic, and stated that its request is aimed at protecting the privacy of American athletes.