Sometimes things are hidden in plain sight.
And sometimes you find them deep in a publicly available document.
And sometimes they come to your attention because the keen eye of a colleague points them out, as, in this case, David Owen did for a recent blog on insidethegames.biz.
And the case in question is just another example of how International Olympic Committee members and those non-members who serve on IOC commissions live off the fat of the land.
And all these people are volunteers, ostensibly inclined to get involved with what is pretentiously called the Olympic Movement (capital “M” in IOC documents) out of an altruistic desire to help athletes in Olympic sports.
Altruism, it turns out, has its financial rewards, shared by an ever-growing number of people, as Owen detailed.Read More