Tokyo Olympics: IOC Refugee Team first full squad named for 2020 Games

Former Kenya distance runner “Mama” Tegla Loroupe succinctly captured why the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020 truly represents an entire world – where more than 7 billion people are seeking refuge from the coronavirus pandemic.“We are all refugees because we are confined inside our small houses, we are protecting our noses, we are all wearing blue [face masks],” said Loroupe, a former world record holder who won the 2005 Hong Kong Marathon. “Whether we are the IOC president [Thomas Bach…


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