Rio has bulldozed much of the city to make way for the Olympics travelling carnival. Should we be able to ignore that in order to enjoy the Games? Photo: AP
James Porteous
Opinion

Opinion

James Porteous

Why a state of blissful childlike ignorance about the world is the key to properly enjoying the Olympic Games

One used to be able to just enjoy the Olympics for what it was at its core: the ultimate showdown between the finest athletes on the planet

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Rio has bulldozed much of the city to make way for the Olympics travelling carnival. Should we be able to ignore that in order to enjoy the Games? Photo: AP
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