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Belarus runner refuses to leave Tokyo

The Belarusian sprinter refused to board a flight to leave Tokyo on Sunday (1/8) after being taken to the airport by force by his team. The incident came after he complained about the national coaching staff at the Olympics. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, 24, asked for protection from Japanese police at Haneda …

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Belarusian Olympic runner faces punishment at home

Belarusian Olympic runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said Tuesday she is now focusing on her safety and seeking refuge in Europe after facing threats from officials in her home country. “They made it clear that upon my return I would definitely face some punishment,” he told the Associated Press in an interview …

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