protagonists proto-warriors seeking greatness. It is all larger than life itself. When a sports writer stops making heroes out of athletes, it’s time to get out of the business. But the carousel of corruption hangs over so much sport today, from match-fixing scandals to drug-enhanced performances so widespread that world-weary cynicism has made belief an Olympic feat in itself.
Perhaps, once, long ago, before we were terminally jaded by doping scandals, and sports administration mired in corruption, money laundering and embezzlement, we could still cling to the idea that athletics
This spread The interior and exterior of Musashino Sports Plaza, newly built to host badminton, fencing and wheelchair basketball across the two Games