Sport in the Cold War Podcast - Olympics History

Laura Deal Discussion

As the 2016 Olympic Games draw to a close in Rio, the Wilson Center's Sport in the Cold War podcast looks back on Olympics history. Featuing interviews with leading sport historians, including:

  • Tim Naftali on the influence of superpower politics on international sport during the Cold War; 
  • Andrew D. Morris on Mainland China and Taiwan's competion for recognition as the true "China" at sport events;
  • Mikhail Yu. Prozumenshchikov on the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games and international boycott;
  • Thomas M. Hunt on the long history of the use performance-enhancing drugs at the Olympics; 
  • and more!

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