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An Olympic drama in the courtroom

29 February 2020

An Olympic drama in the courtroom

Charles Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, was a French educator and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second president. He is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games – and is today the source of an Olympic-sized battle between Australia and New Zealand.

An Olympic-sized battle is raging in the courtroom over use of the name of Pierre de Coubertin, who spearheaded the revival of the modern Olympic Games. Espie Angelica A. de Leon reports.

Courtroom battle over Pierre de Coubertin's name.

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