The flame handover ceremony in Athens for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: Reuters
The flame handover ceremony in Athens for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: Reuters
SCMP Editorial
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Politics should play no part in sport

  • Some activists, rights groups and US lawmakers have called for a boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics. But the Games offers a rare opportunity to bring nations and people together in accordance with the Olympic spirit. This is more important than ever at a time of global tensions

The flame handover ceremony in Athens for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: Reuters
The flame handover ceremony in Athens for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: Reuters
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