The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing next February. Those opposed to China’s human rights violations are calling for a boycott. That’s a complicated form of protest.
Sports diplomacy has eased relationships between nations before – here’s how it could help Israel, Bahrain and the UAE as they enter into new peace accords.
Sport has a history of providing opportunities for détente, or at least discussion - and there’s every chance the AFL’s latest venture to China could do just that.
Sometimes diplomacy won the day, sometimes it didn’t.
Teams from both countries marched into opening ceremony under the unified Korea flag.