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2000 Olympics Preview

Guests: Jay Weiner Sports Reporter, Minneapolis Star Tribune Covered the last 10 Olympic Games - 5 summer and 5 winter Author Stadium Games: Fifty Years of Big League Greed and Bush League Boondoggles (Univ. Minnesota Press, 2000) Tom Goldman NPR Sports Reporter The summer Olympics begin this week in Sydney, Australia. The games are a chance for top athletes from around the world to compete and win medals for their country. Problems like bribery and drugs have plagued the games over the past few years, but the International Olympic Committee has promised a "clean Olympics" this year. Join Juan Williams and guests for a preview of this year's Olympics and a discussion of the major issues underlying the competition.

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