"It's not a big deal to us. In many serious essays written by Westerners, Australia is mentioned as a country at the fringes of civilisation. In some cases, they refer to the country's early history as Britain's offshore prison. This suggests that no one should be surprised at uncivilised acts emanating from the country."
Letter to the editor, Global Times, China, in reference to Australian Olympic swimmer (and gold medal winner) Mack Horton referring to the top Chinese swimmer Sun Yang as a “drug cheat”.