|The Olympic Games, revived in 1896, are the most well-known international multisport gathering of our times. Since 1896, hundreds of other multisport competitions based on the model of the Olympic Games have been established whose histories have not been as well documented.|
Born and raised in New York City, Daniel Bell attended City College and Columbia University. A professor of sociology, he taught at the University of Chicago, Columbia University and Harvard. A public intellectual, Bell has been a prolific writer on topics of labor and society and has written written many articles for the leftist "New Leader", "Fortune" magazine, and "The New York Review of Books".