China lashes out over boycott calls that ‘politicise’ Beijing Winter Olympics

Apr 7, 2021 | INVESTING

China has condemned calls in the United States to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns, saying it is a move to politicise sports that will fail and only harm the athletes. “This so-called boycott politicises the Games and goes against the Olympic spirit. It will only hurt the interests of the athletes and the work of the International Olympic Committee,” foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters on Wednesday. “It will not receive support from the…

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