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No other sporting event could use it more, but the chances of seeing any overtly political gesture of protest or dissent at next month’s Beijing Olympics are roughly the same as the odds of Ireland’s athletes arriving home with anything other than so

12th July, 2008

No other sporting event could use it more, but the chances of seeing any overtly political gesture of protest or dissent at next month’s Beijing Olympics are roughly the same as the odds of Ireland’s athletes arriving home with anything other than souvenir trinkets in their luggage. In other words, while it’s not completely out of the question, it’s highly unlikely.

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