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Olympic medals no longer show off nations’ cultural power - that’s good

10 mins | Aug 6, 2021
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The cultural influence of the games has changed. In the past, there has been a link between wins at the Olympics and worldwide success. Many countries care about the games because the high status wins will help them stand firm in international politics. Paul Musgrave analyses how the nature of this power has shifted towards setting the terms of debate rather than piling up gold medals.
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