The cautionary tale of Pat Hickey: How the Olympics Got Seduced by Money, and Lost its Way

Ireland and Europe’s most senior Olympic official sits arrested image (2)in Rio, on charges of ticket scalping.  

Meanwhile, pizza restaurants and small clothing shops receive threatening letters from the Olympics, telling them not to tweet the Games That Must Not Be Named.  (Lawyers say ‘I don’t think that’s what the law says’.)

It’s all a sign of an Olympic movement which has lost its way, its officials seduced by big money.

See Forbes for more (it’s by me)
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