World Para Swimming Championships: Malaysia stripped of hosting 2019 event

Malaysia has been stripped of hosting the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships for refusing to let Israelis compete, says the International Paralympic Committee.

Malaysia, which is a majority Muslim country, banned the athletes because of what Kuala Lumpur sees as Israel’s poor treatment of Palestinians.

World Para Swimming Championships: Malaysia stripped of hosting 2019 event – BBC Sport

Whatever one’s issues with a particular country are, it is guaranteed that is not the athletes competing in  international events that re causing the issues.

Can we please, as a species, keep politics out of sports? Please?!

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