2022 will see The Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, and the football World Cup in Qatar.
These will be reminders of how sport can bring the world together – but also of how big sporting events often end up being political.
China and Qatar have been in the news for human rights abuses. For example The charity Amnesty International has released a 48-page report claiming migrant workers in Qatar are being treated badly as they help to build stadiums for the tournament. There have also been calls for people to stay away from the Winter Olympics in China.
Some people want to boycott (stop supporting) big sports events that are held in these countries.
So, should you refuse to attend a big event hosted in a country where people are treated badly?
How to structure your answer:
"In my answer, I will argue from the position of a sports supporter / a sportsperson / member of a government.
I think... because..."