Archives for posts with tag: LondonOlympics

Blog Report: TRANSFORMING OLYMPICS INTO MORE CONCRETE EVENT FOR PEACE? By Ambassador Mo
Opportunity for even greater symbiotic relationship between Olympic movement & United Nations –  UN noted even greater potential of both regular London Olympics & the London Paralympics. On other opportunity, there has been little success in securing the “Olympic Truce,”  a tradition from ancient games but one not observed by modern leaders during serial wars & internal conflicts.
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Blog Report: WHAT IS MOST LASTING IMPACT OF LONDON OLYMPICS? By Ambassador Mo (Plus PHOTO GALLERY)
If personal success/fame & endorsements are the measure, then Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps are biggest winners still. However, the measure is how a victory or even performance may change the course of social evolution/thinking. On this level, Gabby Douglas becoming first African-American woman to win the “All-Around Gymnastics” Gold is significant.  –MORE–
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DIPLOMAT ARTIST Blog Report: MUHAMMAD ALI STILL CARRYING THE TORCH, By Ambassador Mo
When Muhammad Ali came to the United Nations in 1992 on behalf of Bosnia & Herzegovina & its people, it was not my first time to meet him. His latest appearance during opening of London Olympic ceremonies reminds us of the man who managed to garner respect of even haters and who evidences the complementarities of the global citizen with the American identity. –MORE–
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