The Lords of the Rings
On the eve of the London 2012 Olympics . . . this must-read investigation of the secret world of the International Olympic Committee reveals how it became a refuge for crooks, spooks and fascists fleeing from discredited regimes.
Translated into 13 languages The Lords of the Rings became a global media sensation. Sports Illustrated ranks it as one of the Top One Hundred Sports Books of all Time.
The New Lords of the Rings
The Olympic Investigation Project continues . . .
Much of this second IOC éxpose book is based on confidential documents locked away in Lausanne but helpfully copied by a visiting professor when nobody was looking!
The IOC secretly spent money that should have gone on sports development to hire New York spindoctors hoping to win the Nobel Peace Prize for their leader Juan Antonio Samaranch.
Look Who's Coming to London
Meet the IOC, the folk in the priority traffic lanes, the best hotels and best seats at the London Olympics.
They publish their own bland, sanitised mini-biographies on the IOC website. There's a lot missing.
A team of journalism students, professors, athletes and activists in Britain and North America have tried to rectify this. It’s a resource for reporters, students and fans.
And it's free! Click and download, enjoy and find out who they really are.