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The Politics Behind Banning Russia From the Olympics
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The Politics Behind Banning Russia From the Olympics
January 11, 2020

There’ve been ongoing propaganda pieces that skirt over some inconvenient realities, for those seeking to unfairly admonish Russia in the Olympic movement.

Dysfunction in the Olympic Movement
December 19, 2019

There’re credible reports indicating that World Athletics has an inconsistent worldwide drug testing regimen, Michael Averko writes.

Dysfunction in the Olympic Movement
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Sore Sports: Russia Barred From Olympics for Thwarting Washington’s Geopolitical Game Plan?
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Sore Sports: Russia Barred From Olympics for Thwarting Washington’s Geopolitical Game Plan?
December 13, 2019

Clearly, the motivation here is to humiliate, provoke and punish Moscow by any means available – even on the field of dreams.

Washington Uses Olympic Flame… to Torch the Region
February 13, 2018

The odious politicization of the Olympics by Washington with regard to Russia and Korea is an eye-opener of American destructive designs. Washington doesn’t just want to snuff out the Olympic torch. It wants to torch the entire region.

Washington Uses Olympic Flame… to Torch the Region
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‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria
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‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria
August 13, 2016

In absurd reality-disconnect, Brazilian authorities are trying to maintain a «politically correct» image during the Rio Olympics, while the entire games are imbued with nasty Cold War politics. By «politically correct» we mean the apparent absence of politics. But that absence is partial, unilateral and false, and the forced measure is itself a very political act…

The Olympics as a Tool of the New Cold War
July 22, 2016

The 6th Fundamental Principle of Olympism (non-discrimination of any kind, including nationality and political opinion) seems to be forgotten long ago.  In ancient Greece the competition of best athletes was able to halt a war and serve as a bridge of understanding between two recent foes.  But in the twentieth century the Olympics have become a political weapon.  Back in 1980 the US and its allies boycotted the games in Moscow as a protest against the Soviet troops that entered Afghanistan at the request of that country’s legitimate government (in contrast, the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany were held as usual, to the applause of the “civilized” world)…

The Olympics as a Tool of the New Cold War
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Washington Is Politicizing The Olympics Again
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Washington Is Politicizing The Olympics Again
July 19, 2016

Washington and its Canadian vassal are trying to use a Western media-created Russian athletic doping scandal to ban Russian participation in the Olympic games in Brazil. Washington and Canada are pressuring other countries to get on board with Washington’s vendetta against Russia. The vendetta is conducted under the cover of “protecting clean athletics…”

Sochi Olympics: Western Games Begin as US Aims for Propaganda Gold
January 10, 2014

Following the horrific double bombing in the Russian southern city of Volgograd that killed 34 people and injured dozens of others, the United States and other Western countries issued solemn condemnations of the terror attacks… Yet despite these expressions of outrage and international solidarity, it seems strange that the US and other Western governments are still persisting with their political snub of the Winter Olympic Games due to commence in Sochi on February 7. President Barack Obama and other Western leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the French and German Presidents Francois Hollande and Joachim Gauck, have not changed their plans to, in effect, boycott the Games…

Sochi Olympics: Western Games Begin as US Aims for Propaganda Gold
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