Why we should support refugee athletes' Olympic medal hopes in Tokyo: UNHCR
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India, April 7 -- Ahead of Tokyo 2021, it's never been more important to support the refugee athletes who have escaped conflict and persecution and who continue to train, despite the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.
That's the message from the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, which on Tuesday called for support for more than 60 Refugee Olympic and Paralympic athletes currently dedicating their lives to training for the games.
To mark the UN's International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, 6 April, UNHCR has released 'The Journey,' a social video depicting the extraordinary stories of refugee Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls.
It highlights how sport is more than just a leisure activity; it has the power to bring hope and change for al...
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