Publisher:Farmington Hills, MI :Greenhaven Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning,
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction -- Vancouver gained important benefits from hosting the Olympics / Brent Toderian -- Boston would benefit economically from hosting the 2024 Olympics / Barry Lawton -- The Olympics hurt host city economies / Ben Gersten -- No one wants to host the 2022 Olympics because of IOC corruption / Dan Wetzel -- We're still lagging behind in the fight against the doping cheats / Rob Draper -- Performance-enhancing drugs should be allowed in the Olympics / Ian Steadman -- The Sochi Olympics limited carbon emissions to protect the environment / Nicoletta Piccolrovazzi -- The Sochi Olympics are an environmental disaster / McKenzie Funk -- Israel should have boycotted Sochi over Russia's anti-gay record / Goel Pinto -- Arguments for boycotting Sochi were unconvincing / Ilya Somin -- The Olympics have always been a venue for political protest / Tracy Smith -- The Olympics is not an effective venue for political protest / Rich Juzwiak -- Sex trafficking is a danger at sporting events like the Olympics / Jeff Sagnip -- Sex trafficking is not a serious problem at the Olympics / Giedre Steikunaite -- The Special Olympics in LA will benefit the city and the athletes / Michelle K. Wolf -- The Special Olympics may foster negative attitudes toward the disabled / The Arc of North Carolina -- Rio will be ready for Olympics in 2016 / Associated Press -- Rio may not be ready for the Olympics in 2016 / Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan.