Is the International Olympic Committee Failing Olympic Athletes Worldwide?

Is the International Olympic Committee Failing Olympic Athletes Worldwide?

By: Andrew Kemmer.

The Olympics are lucrative business today. The International Olympic Committee is a billion-dollar organization, and it is supposed to facilitate Olympic sports worldwide. Instead, it absolves itself of responsibility by giving away money to international federations to do with as they please. That leaves athletes to languish in poverty while IOC executives and broadcasting companies get rich off of them.

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Korean Olympics: North to South

Korean Olympics: North to South

By: Max Mittleman.

As the 2018 Olympics get underway, the relationship between North and South Korea is as much in the spotlight as are the athletes preparing for competition. What has changed in the thirty years since the last Olympics held on the Korean penninsula? 

Image credit: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ed/Korea_olympic_march_2010.jpg

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