Austerity Games of 1948 revive Olympic spirit after WWII

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Austerity Games of 1948 revive Olympic spirit after WWII

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After the controversial 1936 Berlin Games, it was important to believers in the Olympics that the first games after World War II be held without political and racial propaganda. Who better to host them then than the British, sticklers for fair play and ‘amateurism?’ Besides, the British said they were owed the games after their […]
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