|(College of Physical Education，South China Normal University，Guangzhou 510631，China)
Abstract: The author translated and reviewed a book titled Inside the Olympic Industry – Power, Politics and Ac-tivism. With an eye to criticism, Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, the author of the book, analyzed the human right, poverty discrimination, interest conflict and environment issues existed in the Atlanta, Sydney and Salt Lake Olympic Games. We should draw lessons from the incidents of western nations’ deviation from the conception of Humanistic Olympics during their hosting of the Olympic Games.
Key words: Humanistic Olympics; Olympic industry; Helen Jefferson Lenskyj