Politics is about winning, not taking part, Mr Ross
Published 16/08/2016 | 02:30
'The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well."
So said Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee.
Clearly, Transport and Sport Minister Shane Ross had the words of Baron de Coubertin in mind when he met with Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey.