Pierre de Coubertin envisioned the Olympics as an inspiration, vehicle, and showcase for the values he espouses in his “Ode to Sport”
We like to promote sportsmanship and a spirit of fair play. But when it comes to identifying the world’s best athletes, what’s agape got to do with it?
Who watches the watchers when the watchers are Olympic judges? This will be the most judged – read least objective – Olympics ever. Not a good thing unless you prefer a whiff of cheating with your sport.
Car Crash Rubbernecking As Games Become Events. When is an event actually better than the game it replaced?