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June 24, 2021
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Asia

Japan pressured into holding Games, says local Olympian

TOKYO (JAPAN) -One of Japan’s sporting heroes and a member of the local Olympic committee said on Friday her nation had been “cornered” into pressing ahead with the 2020 Games despite public opposition during the coronavirus pandemic. The comments by Japanese Olympics Committee board member Kaori Yamaguchi, a judo medallist, added to rancour around Japan
USA

US should boycott Olympics 2022: Pelosi

WASHINGTON (US) – Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives Speaker said that the United States should carry out a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing due to China’s human rights abuses. Pelosi, a Democrat, told a Congressional hearing on the issue that heads of state who attend Olympic events in China would […]