Charles Xu

China’s Olympic battle for legitimacy: The prehistory of the 2022 Beijing Games

Only through the lens of history can we understand why China fought so hard for a place in the Olympics on its own terms — to heal the scars of Western colonialism and civil war

Hypocrisy of the ‘diplomatic boycott’ of the 2022 Beijing Olympics

Which human rights matter enough to put politics above sports? For decades, the United States and its European allies have decided the answer at their convenience.

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