On being wrong.

Sep 22nd, 2011 General Jennifer Jones 8 min read

The results of a group work project where the olympic charter was used to fulfill identity stereotypes. A mere 7.5 days to go until the end of the postgraduate session here at the International Olympic Academy. As we approach the home straight, a week of philosophy and…

On not drinking the kool-aid… (or resisting olympic research)

Sep 12th, 2011 General Jennifer Jones 3 min read

The above passage is an extract from Helen Lenskyj’s excellent book “Resisting the Olympic Industry” which I finished a few months ago. Please read it – and I’ll elaborate why I’ve chosen to share it below. Lenskyj (2008) is a rare – but prominent critical…