There is also concern among the local population that the influx of tens of thousands of Games-related athletes, staff, officials and media could turn the Tokyo Olympics into a super-spreader event.
Beijing Olympics were not the best one for this beautiful athlete, with the American professional failing to win medals after multiple crashes in the snow.
Olympians Lisa Buckwitz and Janine Flock are making headlines just as the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing get underway.
Romero also suggested she might be tempted to take up a third sport after the Games.
Says Ferguson: "They basically throw us all in a stadium and say, 'Just go for it, party hard, get drunk and do some groping.
However, she will come back stronger for sure! The Beijing Olympics are Feb.
It quickly becomes clear that, summer or winter, the games go on long after the medal ceremony.
Emily Clark is an out ice hockey player for Team Canada.