US decision to boycott Winter Olympics is a rare move. But what does it mean, and will it actually achieve anything?

//US decision to boycott Winter Olympics is a rare move. But what does it mean, and will it actually achieve anything?

US decision to boycott Winter Olympics is a rare move. But what does it mean, and will it actually achieve anything?

The confirmation that the United States was going ahead with its diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing shocked the international community, largely because boycotts of the landmark sporting event have been rare.Washington’s stance means it will not send top officials to Beijing, in protest against China’s human rights record, but athletes will still compete. This approach contrasts starkly with the last time the US boycotted the Games, when it declined to send any delegation to…

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