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Losing Our Way in Rio?
michael e. jones
Author: Rules of the Game: Sports Law (Rowman & Littlefield, ...
The fame and glory earned by the Olympic victor is unmatched in any contested sporting event. It was as true during the ancient Olympic Games as it is in the remarkable spectacle of this summer's Rio Olympics.
Since Ancient Greece, the Olympics and Bribery have Gone Hand in Hand
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Did Mexicans Invent Hockey?
An ancient sport where players hit flaming balls with sticks in the dark of night is making a comeback in Mexico.
Forget Steroids, Early Olympians Doped With Testicles
Carrying A Torch For The Ancient Olympics: Lamenting The Loss Of The Games' Gay Soul
Freelance lecturer and writer on culture, art and history
In 393 C.E. the Christian Emperor Theodosius I put an end to the ancient Olympic Games. The nudity, the joy in physical beauty, the sheer exhilarating mix of the Games were at odds with his appropriation of a new religion and much too redolent of the old.
It's Not Cricket -- It's War
Roger I. Abrams
Richardson Professor of Law, Northeastern University; Author
Sport can bring out the best, but also the worst in mankind.
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