The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Sleuth Journal
An earlier article explained Olympism is more about profiteering, exploitation, and cynicism than sport.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is hugely corrupted, promoting peace, unity, friendship, and sport the way it’s meant to be while undermining these ideals.
Olympism’s dark side is all about profiteering, exploiting athletes, political intrigue, scandalous wheeling, dealing, collusion, and bribery, marginalizing the poor, other disenfranchised groups, and affected communities, sticking taxpayers with the bill, and providing nothing in return but hype and the illusion of amateur athletics at their best.
Last December, the IOC suspended the Russian Olympic Committee, banning Russian athletes from participating under their nation’s flag, disgraceful actions, complicit with US hostility toward Moscow, acting as its imperial agent – despite no evidence of Russian state-sponsored doping.
The practice exists in many sports, athletes deciding on their own to use performance-enhancing drugs.
They should be held accountable for their actions, along withpost was originally published on this site