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An international group of scientists have called for investigations into COVID’s origins , saying that transparency is in the true spirit of the Olympics. This Olympics seems to be the most contentious in recent memory. ESPN, like a growing number of media outlets, is not sending reporters to the Beijing Olympics over fears of harsh COVID protocols. Human Rights Watch has warned athletes attending the Beijing Olympics not to speak out against Chinese human rights abuses for their own safety. Japan has joined the diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics, joining a number of countries already doing so. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, has announced that the nation will not send government officials to the Beijing Olympics out of protect for China’s human right’s violations. The Biden administration, meanwhile, is also expected to announce a diplomatic boycott of the Olympics , meaning that no government officials will attend the games but athletes still will. Canada was, weeks ago, discussions with its closest partners to organize a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics . This week, a A UK-based investigatory tribunal said that it had sufficient evidence to call Chinese treatment of Uighurs genocide . Three pro-Tibet protestors have been arrested in Greece for advocating a boycott of the Beijing Olympics . Increasing calls for boycotting the Beijing Olympics are increasing tensions with China all over the world. Thirteen MPs from Canada have signed a letter to the International Olympic Committee , urging them to relocate the Olympics from […]