So, the politicos who have muscled their way into the current Olympic organisers are demanding a return on their (actually it is our) investment by way of a medal tally.
What happened to the Olympic standard as laid down by the man who re-created the modern games - what is important is to take part and not the winning. I suspect that the rewards for winning that brought about the wide use of performance- enhancing drugs kicked that ideal into touch.
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Medals, medals - give me medals