Amanpour and Company

Sportswashing: Countries Use Sports To Distract From Crimes

Clip: 06/22/2022 | 18m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Is 2022 the year of sportswashing? The Beijing Winter Olympics and the Qatar World Cup have shed a light on the relationship between major sporting events and governments hoping to clean up their image. Sports journalist Dave Zirin joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

Aired: 06/22/22

Rating: NR

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