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Old Mar 21st 2012, 10:20 am
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Which ones doesn't the world need?
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Which ones doesn't the world need?
Nauru
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Egypt

fun fact - the letter Z is only worth 1 in Egyptian scrabble
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Egypt

fun fact - the letter Z is only worth 1 in Egyptian scrabble
As I am now living in Cairo I will have to whole heartedly agree with this, but Pakistan and KSA first I think
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North Korea
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Uncle Sam...
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Sudan .... Dusty, embargoed, crooked, corrupt hell hole
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Pakistan
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Argentina.
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Luton..........
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Iceland....

Never liked Bjork
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If I had to chose three, they'd be Saudi, KSA and Saudi Arabia.

Destroy all churches in Gulf, says Saudi Grand Mufti
http://www.arabianbusiness.com/destr...ti-450002.html

Saudi expat gets 6 years in jail, 600 lashes for sorcery
http://www.arabianbusiness.com/saudi...ml?tab=Article
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Iceland....

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nor Kerry Katonia
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Nigeria & Paraguay
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Fundamental Principles of Olympism
1. Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy of effort, the educational value of good example, social responsibility and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.
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4. The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practising sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.
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6. Any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement.
7. Belonging to the Olympic Movement requires compliance with the Olympic Charter and recognition by the IOC.


How, then, does the IOC allow countries like KSA to participate?
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Fundamental Principles of Olympism
1. Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy of effort, the educational value of good example, social responsibility and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.
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4. The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practising sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.
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6. Any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement.
7. Belonging to the Olympic Movement requires compliance with the Olympic Charter and recognition by the IOC.


How, then, does the IOC allow countries like KSA to participate?
It's made of paper and is sometimes green.

As for the question, KSA, UAE, Qatar, Luxembourg...
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