Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (June 1, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.1 x 9.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 7373268
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
A candid look at how the Olympic rings got so tarnished-from a top IOC insiderBribery, illicit drugs, tainted judges, dirty politics . . . the Olympics have come a long way from ancient Greece. Far from the vaunted symbol of athletic excellence, the Olympic games have become awash in scandal (from doping and judging scandals, questionable selection practices for future sites) that have given it a tawdry luster only cynics and news junkies would r...