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    Default 34 nations call on International Olympic Committee to clarify neutrality on Russia

    The Olympics are a joke anymore. He/she athletes. Trying to make Russia's participation subjective to its PC list of BS. The last line in the article says it all:

    Monday’s statement, while calling for clarity from the IOC, said the quickest way for Russia to get back into the international sports scene would be “by ending the war they started.”

    full articlehttps://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/34-nations-call-on-international-olympic-committee-to-clarify-neutrality-on-russia
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    Correct about the IOC as all they care about is folks remaining in power and making $$$. Kinda like too many in our government.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimnyc View Post
    Correct about the IOC as all they care about is folks remaining in power and making $$$. Kinda like too many in our government.
    Not sure, but they're going to lose a LOT of funding plus games revenue if the West boycotts. Thirty four countries isn't the same as the US in 80. I had and have issues with governments boycotting at the expense of the athletes.

    At the same time, especially in commie countries, their athletes are 100% state-sponsored and doped. Excluding Russia's athletes should but won't send a message to Russian athletes to voice their opinions but they can't. They can't even say no to the roids. Take them or get a job in Russia.

    The IOC is an incompetent as every other global alphabet bureaucracy. But how do you fix them? Create another, like bureaucracy to replace them?

    It should be easier than this.
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