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After President Joe Biden called for a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics, other countries are following suit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Boris Minkevich

Beijing Olympics: Canada, the U.K. and others join Biden’s diplomatic boycott, but it’s not enough

As long as athletes stand witness to the Olympic flame in Beijing and compete in the games, complacency will overshadow any message of condemnation.
Bubble life means spending time with different people, to aid psychological recovery, will not be an option for athletes in Tokyo. EVREN KALINBACAK / Alamy Stock Photo

Tokyo 2021: how COVID risks taking the fun out of the games

Strict enforcement of COVID-safe regulations in the Olympic Village could affect athletes’ mental health. Their performance could suffer too
Is there a level playing field for all nations expected to attend the Games when it comes to vaccinations? (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

Should the Tokyo Olympics go ahead without a level playing field for COVID-19 vaccines?

Still in the midst of a global pandemic, the International Olympic Committee’s dream of hosting the Tokyo Games in a “post-corona world” is not possible. But should the Games go ahead at all?

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