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The Olympics

Author: Tamara L Roleff; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2009.
Series: Opposing Viewpoints In Context.; At issue., Sports.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara L Roleff; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9780737741162 0737741163 9780737741179 0737741171
OCLC Number: 903507888
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The 2008 Olympics in China should be boycotted / Sam Leith --
The 2008 Olympics in China should not be boycotted / Tim Rutten --
Past Olympic boycotts have hurt only athletes / Christine Brennan --
The Olympics have become too commercialized / Simon Black --
Organizers are making an effort to downplay commercialization at the Olympics / Associated Press --
The Olympics are too politicized / Colman McCarthy --
The Olympics have always been politicized / Dave Zirin --
The Olympics should not be politicized / Ross Terrill --
The selection of China to host the Olympics may lead to change / Marie-Anne Toy --
The choice of Beijing as host will not open up the country to democracy / Arch Puddington --
The Olympics should not allow performance-enhancing drugs / Runner's world --
The rules against performance-enhancing drugs are arbitrary / William Saletan --
Some performance-enhancing drugs should be legalized / Bengt Kayser, Alexandre Mauron, and Andy Miah --
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Series Title: Opposing Viewpoints In Context.; At issue., Sports.
Responsibility: Tamara L. Roleff, book editor.

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