The Sochi Games of Politics: February 7 – 23, 2014

Pierre de Coubertin, a French educator and historian, and Dimitrios Vikelas, a Greek poet and author, helped bring the Olympics back to life after fifteen centuries.  On April 6, 1896 241 male athletes from 14 nations attended the first games in Athens.  There were 43 events. Back in 1896 the aim of the games was … Continue reading The Sochi Games of Politics: February 7 – 23, 2014