IOC and Saudi Arabia

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IOC and Saudi Arabia

Postby Pego » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:17 pm

South Africa was kept out of the Games for their policy of apartheid. Saudi Arabia does not allow their women to participate primarily for "decency" issues and nobody does anything to twist their arm. I understand the geopolitical background, but this is horseshit.
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Re: IOC and Saudi Arabia

Postby jazzcyclist » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:24 pm

Amen pego! Whenever American Presidents spout pious platitudes about freedon and democracy to support their foreign policy, Saudi Arabia is always the big pile of elephant dung in the room.
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