Stephen Liggins explores how we view sport and more specifically the Olympics. Is it a religion? Does it and should it define who we are? A helpful article to help put sport and the Olympics in perspective. It finishes with some suggestions of what to do as we watch the Olympics.
"I am one of the hundred thousand or so people who actually was there on the night that Cathy Freeman won gold in the women’s 400 metres at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It stands out as one of the sports-viewing highlights of my life..."