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By Mark Foss
Thoughts on Things 

Early Takeaways on the Olympics


With the opening ceremony last Friday, the 2020(1) Olympics got underway. The ceremony itself was weird. Nobody was in the crowd except for the countries diplomats and the IOC (International Olympic Committee) members. No parents or fans were allowed, but the politicians of all of these different countries could go. That seems in direct conflict with the message that all of these countries are trying to sell. Do as we say, not as we do. But that’s a whole different article.

The IOC has a large list of rules for all athletes to follow. Some of which seem to have gone by the wayside.


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