The Argentina men’s volleyball team pictured pulling a racist gesture after beating China to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Photo: Instagram The Argentina men’s volleyball team pictured pulling a racist gesture after beating China to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Photo: Instagram
The Argentina men’s volleyball team pictured pulling a racist gesture after beating China to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Photo: Instagram
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: racist ‘slant-eyed’ gestures give volleyball chiefs headache – but also chance to take stand

  • More needs to be done to tackle pervasive issue across sport – perhaps volleyball can take the lead at next summer’s Olympics?
  • Russia assistant coach makes gesture to South Korean volleyball team, while Argentina ‘celebrate’ qualifying for Japan by doing same after beating China

The Argentina men’s volleyball team pictured pulling a racist gesture after beating China to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Photo: Instagram The Argentina men’s volleyball team pictured pulling a racist gesture after beating China to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Photo: Instagram
The Argentina men’s volleyball team pictured pulling a racist gesture after beating China to qualify for Tokyo 2020. Photo: Instagram
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