Time Essay: How to Save the Olympics

The Olympic movement is perhaps the greatest social force in the world. It is a revolt against twentieth century materialism, it is a devotion to the cause and not the reward...It appears as a ray of sunshine through clouds of racial animosity, religious bigotry and political chicanery...

Avery Brundage

Honorary president of the

International Olympic Committee

RAY of sunshine, Mr. Brundage? In Munich, the Yugoslav water-polo team lost a close contest to the Soviet Union. Displeased by defeat, the Yugoslav sportsmen spat on the Cuban referee and beat the daylights out of his bewildered...

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