US weighs joint approach to Beijing Olympics with allies

US weighs joint approach to Beijing Olympics with allies

us has approached china for the olympics

They have been told by the IOC that China has given “assurances” about human rights conditions.

Both the IOC and the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee have said in the past they oppose boycotts.

In March, IOC president Thomas Bach said history shows that boycotts never achieve anything.

“It also has no logic,” he said.

“Why would you punish the athletes from your own country if you have a dispute with a government from another country? This just makes no real sense.”

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