If we tried to eliminate from sports every country accused of human rights abuses, we would have to scrap most countries. Which Muslim country, for instance, guarantees the equal rights of Christians and Jews -- or equal rights for women? It's best to allow sportsmen to get on with it and leave politics to the diplomats.
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