How does a country boost its Olympics medals tally? By hosting the games: ThePrint

(This column first appeared in ThePrint on August 9, 2021) 

  • Hosting an Olympic Games is an economic disaster, even in non-pandemic times. After more than a century and over 50 installments, there are enough case studies to conclude that the home nation is invariably the biggest loser from the world’s largest sporting event…

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