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The Olympics are more than fun and games. They're a billion-dollar business with political overtones

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By STEPHEN WADE

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Never invite this corrupt circus to your city. All that money spent for what amounts to a school sport carnival? Forget it.

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Politics with big money, anything new for Olympics?

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They're a billion-dollar business with political overtones

It is mostly about money and politics these days. Sad.

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It must be the greatest job in the world. Good pay, financial kickbacks and comfortable work, flying around the world receiving "presents" wherever you go.

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Don't forget the bribes.

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There is no justification for the grotesque inflated costs for any host nation tax payers that have had to endure a cost of living crisis from a pandemic unparalleled in modern history.

A complete rethink reform of the whole Olympic concept is long overdue, a permeant site, an agreed budget cap most importantly a transparent independently audited distribution of the profits.

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