“The mission of the IOC is to not only ensure the celebration of the Olympic Games, but to also encourage the regular practice of sport by all people in society, regardless of sex, age, social background or economic status. This is done in many ways, year round and on all five continents. We want to increase access to sport for all and provide everyone, in particular young people, with the educational and health values of sport.”
“The goal of the Olympic Movement is to contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport practiced without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.”
Can’t see “no-hopers” mentioned in either of the above.
Every athlete deserves a chance to achieve their best, no matter how poor that is, and put themselves up against the best out there. If is a win at all costs attitude that you feel should be associated with the games, and losers stay at home, take a pop out to a local U10 match!!!