Pray so they do not serve alone. Ephesians 6:10-20
Since so much money is now involved, a form of draft selection is in order.
Protesting your own country's flag makes the athlete a first round draft pick for the worst performing nation competing. Dennis Rodman could announce to Rapinoe that she has been selected by North Korea to lead their tractor throw team in the next Olympics.
Our entire basketball team will represent Yemen.
The Yemenis don't want us*
*for those that don't know, look up US involvement in Saudi-Yemen war