Sardines for breakfast, hypothermia rescues: the story of the cash-strapped, post-pandemic 1920 Olympics
By Keith Rathbone, Lecturer, Modern European History and Sports History, Macquarie University
The IOC was under considerable pressure to host the 1920 games. While a noble goal, it resulted in significant hardships for war-torn Belgium and the athletes themselves.
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- Wednesday, July 7, 2021