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USATF says vaccines not mandatory for Tokyo-bound athletes

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All of these decisions being taken overseas around the deeply domestically unpopular Tokyo Olympics have definitively demonstrated just how much local sovereignty is given up by the host country to the IOC and its national member organisations.

In Australia, for example, I haven’t seen a single substantial media article about the Japanese people’s majority disapproval of the Games taking place, and neither have I seen anything from any sporting body asking themselves whether or not, as the Games are not wanted in the host country, they ought to be going. And I’m willing to bet that those discussions aren’t happening anywhere else in the insular world of sports either.

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Can't make this stuff up. As long as the IOC gets its money.

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Bigyen

In Australia the negative comments are suppressed by Mr Coates and his Australian NOC as they are shamelessly pushing through Brisbane for 2032.

supported by the Gold coast investors and a mostly scared and controlled media

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US Track and Field says that vaccines are not required to come to the Tokyo Olympics.

Did they bother to ask the Japanese if they were required?

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but if they don't have a vaccine, they have to quarantine for 2 weeks right?

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No vaccine no quarantine......just jesting they said.

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All around the world it's the same story, different standards for different classes of people. Maybe we should be instituting a "Covid Caste System."

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