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Episode 191 May 14, 2022

Game Time: How sport became a casualty of China’s zero-Covid policy

The Asian Games, which were supposed to start from September 10-25 in the city of Hangzhou, have been postponed due to the pandemic. This decision comes at a time when China is experiencing its biggest Covi-19 outbreak.

In this episode, journalist and podcaster Mark Dreyer joins host Mihir Vasavda to discuss the possible reasons that led to China making this decision, its current Covid-19 response, and how it has affected the sporting industry.

(Mark Dreyer is also the author of Sporting Superpower: An Insider’s View on China’s Quest to Be the Best.)

Game Time: How sport became a casualty of China’s zero-Covid policyThe Asian Games, which were supposed to start from September 10-25 in the city of Hangzhou, have been postponed due to the pandemic. This decision comes at a time when China is experiencing its biggest Covi-19 outbreak. In this episode, journalist and podcaster Mark Dreyer joins host Mihir Vasavda to discuss the possible reasons that led to China making this decision, its current Covid-19 response, and how it has affected the sporting industry. (Mark Dreyer is also the author of Sporting Superpower: An Insider’s View on China’s Quest to Be the Best.)
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