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A Devil of a Row

posted on August 10, 2012

German Olympian oarswoman, Nadja Drygalla, left the London Olympics following questions “about her boyfriend’s links with right-wing extremism,” The Economist reports. The German interior ministry is reportedly working on a “democratic declaration,” which elite athletes would be required to sign before competing on national teams. But some German politicians warn that such a policy might “sniff out and punish people for their private thoughts.”

Read at The Economist