"Who knows how the Chariots of Fire story is likely to go down in communist China, but we are about to find out. Eric Liddell, or Li Airui as he was known in the Far East, was considered a godly, heroic figure in non-communist China, and now the modern-day Chinese authorities have agreed to let his story of Christian humanity and sporting excellence be told."This Telegraph article is a timely reminder of some of the history of the Olympics, and what one competitor did with the rest of his short life.
Monday, July 21, 2008
Eric Liddell's story to set Chinese hearts racing - Telegraph: