Beijing Winter Olympics :
The diplomatic boycott
Australia, Britain and Canada
have announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics
The reason cited down by US is
“genocide and crimes against humanity”
in Xinjiang, in western China
Calls for boycott grew louder after ,
(Chinese tennis star) ,
accused a govt. official for sexual harrassment
Despite the hostility between the two nations, American athletes will travel to China and compete in their events as planned.
Many athletes like Evan Bates have came out spoke against the
human right violations
The International Olympic Committee has long maintained that the Olympic Games are apolitical and prohibit athletes from protesting.
Chinese Embassy in Washington said "this boycott will have no impact whatsoever on the
to be successfully held