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GeauxColonels
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Will we ever see an Olympic boycott again?



Thinking about the coming hosts, I don't see anyone having big problems with Brazil or Japan. Would North Korea boycott the games in South Korea....or would they send a team and then fake a bunch of news stories about them sweeping ALL of the competitions?

2022 bidding countries look to be Poland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Norway and China.



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itawambadog
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I doubt we ever see a big boycott again like we had in 76, 80, and 84.





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arkyhawk
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2022 bidding countries look to be Poland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Norway and China.



So it's gonna be Qatar and one of those?






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LockitUp
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The 2022 bids are terrible.





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itawambadog
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I kinda hope it's Kazakhstan that gets the 2022 bid. I think Borat should light the flame.





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GeauxColonels
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The 2022 bids are terrible.



Krakow and Oslo are pretty solid bids, IMO.






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The Eric
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It's time to bring them back to America. For the Summer at least.





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anc
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Oslo will win it if its legitimate.

Anchorage 2026 and Vancouver/Seattle 2028 in a multinational host.






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Armchair_QB
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Would North Korea boycott the games in South Korea....or would they send a team and then fake a bunch of news stories about them sweeping ALL of the competitions?




You actually have to compete in a Winter Olympics before you can boycott one.

North Korea didn't send a team to Sochi and has won a total of two medals in the Winter Olympics - one in speed skating 1964 and one in short track in 1992.






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2022 bidding countries look to be Poland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Norway and China.


I feel like this one is a longshot...






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Would North Korea boycott the games in South Korea....or would they send a team and then fake a bunch of news stories about them sweeping ALL of the competitions?








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