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  1. The fact China has been punishing Australia in the last months due to the later getting tired of their growing aggressive diplomacy by suspending imports from Australian products and forbidding their tourists to visit Australia (which in turn has been causing economic damage to the country) has only added more fuel to the fire. While I admire Australia for taking a stand against their ever growing influence in Oceania, its sad that still many countries prefer to remain silent and haven't grown a pair yet to make actual changing choices. The american politicians, for example, talk too much abou
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  2. South African social segregation also affected black athletes and fans. Similarly Russia has been punished for state-sponsored doping, and not its anti-gay legislation or sending weapons and "little green men" into Ukraine. The problem with punishing countries for human rights violations and political malfeasance is that every country violates human rights to some degree or other. Capital punishment is legal in the USA and the country has its own problems with mass imprisonment and racism. So should the USOC be banned from the Olympics? Should Japan be banned from the Olympics for its ref
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  3. At Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum when the cauldron has been relit over the years, has anyone actually stood under the archway and directly ignited the pathway to the cauldron? Of course not.
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  4. I don't post here often but I've skimmed through this thread and just have to say... All of you Anti-Trumpers are idiots and really don't understand him at all if you think, for one hot second, that he's going to go down the "boycott the Beijing 2022 Olympics" road during a second term. His whole mantra is MAGA. It's about America WINNING. He's going to want our athletes going into Beijing and kicking some Chinese ass and beating them in the medal count. Furthermore, while 2028 is after he is out of office, you can bet your bottom dollar that he will absolutely be present and ready during
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  5. That was the 2000 Paralympic Torch...I dont think anyone is surprised that they have an ignition button for the flame now!
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  6. If the Farnham comments were on TV just before the ceremony, I missed it as I was at the stadium hyperventillating with excitement! I did notice that when Olivia walks down the steps in Dare To Dream, Farnham holds her hand and watches her feet so intensely, I suspected there may have been an incident in her heels!
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