Sports in Our Times
While it may be interesting that China is working hard to present itself as a benevolent power on the world stage, why do we ignore the cost of its goals [June 30-July 7]? When did it become acceptable for a 14-year-old girl to be taken from her home and forced to become a weight lifter? America didn't become the world's athletic powerhouse by placing athletes in servitude. It didn't search rural Alabama for Jesse Owens, take him from his home and tell him to teach Hitler a lesson. China needs to understand...

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