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Chapter 7: Operation Perfect Hosts

What was the true impact on a host country in staging the Games? How did Barcelona see the Games as the ‘World-s longest television commercial’?

Why did Atlanta fail to engage the world, and win ‘ the Gold Medal for Chaos’ becoming known in the media as ‘the Cock-Up-Games’? How did the IOC go on to engage Sydney ‘to throw the best party on the planet.’ and in the process revive the Olympic ideal.

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