You really get a different kind of Olympic coverage on French radio. France Culture just ran a LONG philosophical discussion lamenting both the advent of clothing in the Olympics (athletes originally competed butt-naked) and the decision to drop poetry competitions. On a more modern topic, they debated whether photographs taken at the games capture moments or alter them. “There are not enough images taken from below,” one commentator whined.
Below, some fabulous Olympics posters from yesteryear.