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The Olympics have never been about sports, but war

Summary of Disinformation

The Olympic movement is not only really sports. Originally in Antiquity, and then revived by Coubertin, as a sublimation of war. Because ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’ are Olympic slogans: “Faster, Stronger and Higher”. ‘Fortius’ is interpreted from Latin not only as “Stronger”, but also as “More courageous”. That is,  strength and courage was offered to measure. Not in combat, but in sports competitions.

 

Disproof

No evidence given. This is seemlingly another attempt to present the world as aggressive and phobic against Russia.

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Reported in: Issue 91
Date: 05.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Russia
Keywords: Olympics
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 12:48
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