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Politicking Eritrean Cycling Success

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The mainstream media has been unfairly allergic to Eritrea’s chronicles in the arena of sport, especially cycling. If politics and sport mix, no one wins. Whether the western media like it or not, the stories of Eritrea’s success in sport will be told over and over again and in the end the whole world will see the true image of Eritrea through its indomitable athletes.

By Yosief Abraham Z.,

It has been already informed the commencement of the 2016 Tour of Eritrea and amid the various media-outlets tides concerning Eritrea, unintentional activities of propagating Eritrea’s chronicles in the arena of sport with political matters have been common.

Starting from Sudan Tribune which abandoned celebrating Eritrea’s inescapable success with its report of “Young flee to neighbor country” while Eritrea was shining in Tour de France last year, others like the Washington Post also delved deep to join the trick of politicking even attractive sport activities for entertaining their own agenda. Continue reading Politicking Eritrean Cycling Success