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Belarus Olympics: Krystsina Tsimanouskaya refuses 'forced' flight home

BBC
 2021-08-01

Cover picture for the articleA Belarusian sprinter voiced fears for her safety as she refused an order to fly home early from the Olympics for criticising her coaches. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says she was forced to pack before being taken to the airport in Tokyo against her will. The 24-year-old says she sought police protection...

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Howard Deese
08-01

these Olympics have been nothing more than a bad circus. I once enjoyed watching. but now can't cheer on my country because most of the teams are anti American. not all team members but the ones that are,are the ones getting all the attention.

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jess
08-01

Guess the US athletes don’t have it so bad now do they? They can ridicule and rip apart their whole country and nothing happens.

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Cheryl Lynn
08-01

They are athletes not robots. Her country was trying to silence her. That is unacceptable.

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