How Norway dominates the Winter Olympics

Sure, it helps to have a lot of snow and ice. And it helps a little to have a social democracy in which the government is happy to help with anything that makes children healthier.

But it also helps to have a “Sport for All” ethos that stresses participation over winning. And no specialization at early ages.

Those are certainly values we can consider in soccer, aren’t they?

Tom Farrey explains.

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