IAAF, USA and Canada demand Russian athletes represent "no country" at Olympic games

Sean Lynch seanl at literati.org
Tue Jul 19 11:07:05 PDT 2016

Participate as a country, dope as a country, get banned as a country. Maybe
Russia should clean its house if it wants representation at the games. Or
if the institution itself is illegitimate, why do Russians want to
represent their country so badly at the games?

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 5:11 AM Zenaan Harkness <zen at freedbms.net> wrote:

> If anyone wanted an example of propaganda and political bullying:
> "The IAAF and now the sports bodies of the US and Canada are not only
> demanding that Russian athletes prove their innocence before they can
> take part in the Games.  They also demand that even if athletes prove
> their innocence, they should only be allowed to take part in the Games
> as “neutrals” and not as Russians.  Thus even if proved innocent Russian
> athletes would have to deny their nation and their country – foregoing
> the right to wear its colours or hear its anthem if they win."
> http://theduran.com/stalinist-witch-hunt-russian-athletes/
> (I'm not sure anyone takes seriously the assertion that USA basically
> does not use propaganda, only speaks truth and righteousness - I find it
> quite amazing that such an assertion was even put in this mailing list
> but I guess it's possible -some- people do believe that...)
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