Crises at the Olympics
"Who was the star of the Berlin Olympics in 1936? Why were there no American athletes at Moscow in 1980? Which athlete lost her gold medal after testing positive for drugs in 2004? Find the answers to these questions and more as you read about the problems the modern Games have faced, from political interference to illegal drugs."
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