Olympic Special Section: To Be The Best

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Once, wars were called off for the Olympic Games, but lately the Games have been lopped off for wars. Like a wreath bent out of shape by an ocean wave, one Olympic ring at a time, representing a continent or so, has dislodged itself in a snit and drifted away. The race was still won in 1976, but the Africans weren't in Montreal. The basket was still scored in 1980, but the Americans weren't in Moscow. The weights were still lifted and the punches still landed, but in 1984...

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