Here is an alarming take on the forthcoming Olympics in Rio, one not reflected in the passive mainstream media who largely just recycle sports celebrity tiittle tattle plus the odd ‘scare story’, not followed through, then reassurances that all is for the best:
Also of great relevance: Barbaric Sport: A Global Plague by Marc Perelman (Verso, 2014).
The 2012 London Olympics were much hyped, including Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony. It is worth taking a more sober look eg
Talk about less bread and unsustainable circus spectacles!