News in Review The Salt Lake City Olympics

News in Review The Salt Lake City Olympics

Despite the controversies, the judging scandals, the doping revelations and the usual politics of an Olympic Games, the Salt Lake City Games have been referred to as the "feel-good games", for Canada especially. Winning a record number of medals – in particular gold medals in hockey for both women and men – Canadian athletes demonstrated remarkable achievement. In retrospect, these Games are also an excellent vehicle for examining issues such as the relationship between sport, science and art; the thorny issue of national pride and patriotism; and the inherent values of sport.

  • 2002
  • 00:15:42
  • 13-14
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