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The dubious honour of hosting the Olympic Games

If their economic benefits are so underwhelming, why do countries jump at the chance to organize the Olympics? Niko Kommenda investigates.…

  • Mon Nov 28 05:05:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee…

  • Sat Mar 1 22:08:00 2008
  • Rank: 94

International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 94

Dow Chemicals and Lord Coe are wrapping London 2012 in shame

Do we really want an Olympics sponsored by one of the world’s most unethical and controversial companies? Lorraine Close and Jack Laurenson think not.…

  • Tue Dec 13 07:09:00 2011
  • Rank: 93

Dow Chemicals and Lord Coe are wrapping London 2012 in shame

Do we really want an Olympics sponsored by one of the world’s most unethical and controversial companies? Lorraine Close and Jack Laurenson think not.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
  • Rank: 93

Breathless in Beijing

*Sam Geall* reports on broken promises at the Olympics…

  • Tue Jan 1 12:53:00 2008
  • Rank: 91

Breathless in Beijing

*Sam Geall* reports on broken promises at the Olympics…

  • Tue Jan 1 12:53:00 2008
  • Rank: 91

Justice for Bhopal: stop Dow Chemicals’ sponsorship of London Olympics

The Bhopal disaster cost tens of thousands of lives, and blighted half a million…

  • Fri Dec 9 06:51:00 2011
  • Rank: 91

Justice for Bhopal: stop Dow Chemicals’ sponsorship of London Olympics

The Bhopal disaster cost tens of thousands of lives, and blighted half a million. Alan Hughes asks why the company now liable is sponsoring the Olympics rather than paying compensation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 91

Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
  • Rank: 90

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