Much of the political debate this year has involved the U.S. role in the world, and whether America should emphasize global alliances or turn more toward nationalism.
The Olympic Games’ stated mission is to “contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth … without discrimination of any kind, in a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.”
In a time of doubt in global relations, is there still a place in the world for an Olympic sports movement dedicated to a shared “better world” for all humankind? Or is that whole idea outdated?
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