See story on front page for Scott Ostler's choices.

This part relevant to us:

<<...Jacques Rogge, head of the International Olympic Committee, now there's a no-nonsense sports leader. At the Olympics in Beijing, hammer throwers and weight lifters were doping, horses were doping and underage Chinese gymnasts were winning gold medals, so Rogge sprung into action: He chastised Usain Bolt for being a hot dog.

Rogge seemed deathly afraid of offending the Chinese hosts, whose theme song was "It's our party and we'll lie if we want to."....>>