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Track and field introducing prize money at Olympics with Paris gold medalists to get $50,000


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It is all over.

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The end of sports.

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give all gold medals to UA,make it easy for you....who cares anyway...

so called olympics became real BS.zero interest to watch or care anymore.

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This is a bad idea.

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more than anything a promotional gesture from Sir Coe to enhance his IOC President candidacy.

his win already assured in a trade off to hand Brisbane the 2032 Olympics.

sir Coe serves only the interests of Sir Coe

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Why should the athletes be the only one’s going unpaid while every IOC board member pockets money as all the NOC board members do ?

why should the tv broadcasters be able to cash in and not the athletes ?

Why should the host country politicians and construction companies enrich themselves and not the athletes ?

TheOlympics ceased to be an amateur event decades ago and to think otherwise is naive

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This is a slap in the face of past Olympians who trained day and night. Gone are the days of the love of the sport, but now for the possibility of winning $50,000.

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Lost all interest in the Olympics when professional athletes were first allowed participate.

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It's always been about ca$h with Seb Coe. There is zero point to this bloated school fête carnival any longer.

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