international olympic committee

Ringing up the curtain: Inside the decade-long push to display the iconic Olympic symbol

That year, 2007, James Shadrach Schoenke moved to St. Louis from Atlanta. Friday, he stood front and center as the St. Louis Sports Commission unveiled an Olympic rings “Spectacular” at Washington University, reviving a now-114-year-old legacy. There was no shortage of enthusiasm in the crowd.

| Senior Sports Editor

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