Please take a moment or two to read this New Yorker article; I believe it makes a persuasive argument against participation in the Sochi Olympics, a position that as a three-time Olympic coach has been very hard for me to come to. Part of the problem is of course the IOC itself; perhaps the views below will explain too, as well as put the case for a re-thinking and re-organization of the whole Olympic movement.

But for now, we all need to say NO! to Sochi.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/sportingscene/2013/08/a-plan-to-save-the-olympic-games.html

I’ve already ordered one:



http://www.amazon.com/Spreadshirt-Sochi--George-Takei-T-Shirt/dp/B00F3XJLY0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379980259&sr=8-1&keywords=Say+No+to+Sochi