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The IOC Deserves a Gold Medal in Cowardice

Josh D. Scheinert | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Politics
Josh D. Scheinert

The truth is that when it's convenient, or easy, the IOC has no problem taking action. But not wanting to test the Siberian tiger, the IOC has shown that it only has the courage to stand up for straight athletes. In the long history of the Olympic movement, Sochi will be remembered in part for the IOC's unwillingness to defend its own athletes. Its silence on their behalf will speak volumes.