The Olympics is mostly about and for the athletes and that is the main explanation for it finally starting after a one-year postponement and a continued pandemic. But, there is a lot of politics and economics, and the Crossley Center, working with the Japanese Consulate in Denver, presented a program explaining the history and extraordinary backstory of the Olympics movement. View it now.
Video Now Available on Sports and International Politics – Olympics and Tokyo
Nations fight to host an Olympics and Japan’s intent on its delayed event being a success. Hear a presentation from Professor Koji Murata of Kyoto, Japan, and Professor Tim Sisk from the Korbel School discuss what the Olympic Games mean for countries, athletes and the world.