Athletes fret over the Games

Wood, Daniel B.; Khoury, Kathy; Biele, Katharine
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/23/99, Vol. 91 Issue 60, p1
Describes the reaction of athletes to the corruption of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Views of canoeist Davey Hearn; Opinion that the athletes have been forgotten; Economic benefits for members of the IOC in contrast to the deprivation of many athletes; Anger and betrayal over the corruption of the Olympic system; Hopes that the current scrutiny will end corruption and bribery; Concerns about the honor of the Games.


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