Podcast: Refugees on hope, Tokyo 2020, and dreaming big

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Coronavirus has meant families have spent months apart. These three IOC Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders have spent years without seeing their loved ones. To celebrate World Refugee Day, Tokyo 2020 Olympic hopefuls Yonas Kinde, Abdullah Sediqui, and 'Taking Refuge' competitor Khaoula share their reasons why sport has helped them through the tough times.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.