UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson also says British ministers and officials not expected to attend the upcoming games.
Australia PM cited China’s unwillingness to talk to government officials, alleged rights abuses for decision.
US move is aimed at pressuring China’s over alleged rights abuses, while UK says it will consider boycott in due course.
Beijing’s efforts to control virus come as authorities seek to avoid disruptions to Winter Olympics in February
IOC dismisses calls to challenge China over its treatment of the Uighur minority ahead of 2022 Winter Olympics.
IOC welcomed the decision to have Chinese spectators after Tokyo games were held with empty stadiums due to COVID-19.
As China cracks down on energy use, it could lead to a shortage of everything from textiles to electronic components.
Activists say the sports are incidental to the money-making opportunities offered by the extravaganza.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed China’s human rights violations against the Uighurs and other ethnic minorities.
White House maintains that there is no boycott being discussed with international allies.
Original ban of four years halved, but athletes still unable to compete under Russian flag at next Olympics, World Cup.
US accuses alleged GRU officials of cyberattacks on the Olympic Games, US businesses and French election.
People and business owners have criticised the failure to maintain some of the facilities at PyeongChang.
Russia has been banned from the Winter Olympics and the Paralympics due to doping violations.