Vladimir Putin will attend Beijing Olympics despite Russian government officials being banned due to doping sanctions
The Russian president is the first major head of state who has signed up for the Games as China faces potential diplomatic boycott.
USOPC Working to Defuse Beijing Boycott Talk
(ATR) A “steady drumbeat” from the US Capitol is a concern for US Olympic leaders.
Media Watch: New Cost Concerns for Tokyo 2020
Also: The case for and against a potential Beijing 2022 boycott; India puts Tokyo 2020 athletes high on vaccination list
As Tokyo Goes, So Goes Beijing 2022
(ATR) One year to go and still a surprise ...