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  • Olympic Rings in London / flickr user duncan c / CC-BY-NC-3.0

    The Olympics: A Tale of Two Worlds

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    Do the Olympic Games provide a unique opportunity for us to come together on a level playing field, or are they just one more circumstance in which the differences between the developed and developing worlds are shown in stark relief?

  • Semi Finals of the Women's 200 metres at the Olympic Games, London, 1948.

    Being at the Olympic Games against all odds

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        Every time the Olympic Games come round, we think about the inequalities of the world. It seems somehow immoral, that huge amount of money spent on infrastructure, advertising and so on when so much could be done with it for the poor in the country hosting the games or […]