Diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games is ‘meaningless’, says Coe

The United States, Australia and Canada have also announced a diplomatic boycott of the Games over China’s human rights record, a stand that China dismissed as “political posturing”. Coe drew criticism over his comments last week when he said he was “philosophically opposed” to boycotts. “Boycotts, on balance, are historically illiterate and intellectually dishonest. A … Read more