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Dishonored Games: Corruption, Money & Greed at the Olympics
Dishonored Games: Corruption, Money & Greed at the Olympics
 
Our Price: $20.00
Year: 1992
Pages: 291
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1561711993

Product Code: 756791839

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Vyv Simson (au); Andrew Jennings (au). Explodes the carefully cultivated image & idealistic hype behind the Internat. Olympic Comm. (IOC) & its self-perpetuating leader. Reveals influence peddling, lavish gifts & bribes, & abuse of power in the Olympic move. Reveals: How some IOC members demand favors from cities competing to host the Olympics & why the city leaders have to remain silent about IOC attempts to shake them down for money; How $20 mill. in sponsors’ money ended up in an off-shore bank account controlled by one man; & the secretive “Club” of IOC members & Internat. Fed. pres. who control world sport, & their fabulous lifestyle. Pub. in 11 lang., this book sounded a clear alarm about the self-serving leadership of the Olympics & suggests ways to bring ethics to the org. Illus.

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