A lesson from legends at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

A lesson from legends. Olympic greats share their knowledge at the Youth Games under way in Argentina.

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    Some say the Olympics have lost sight of the ideals that inspired the ancient Greeks and those who reignited the movement at the end of the nineteenth century - that it’s too big, too commercial and riddled with cheats.

    The Olympic movement refutes those claims and says the Youth Games are making the Olympics relevant to a new generation of athletes.

     

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from Buenos Aires.


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