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This story first appeared in the blog, The Sport Intern. The editor is Karl-Heinz Huba of Lorsch, Germany. He can be reached at The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.

PyeongChang Olympics Cost Estimated $10 Million Per Hour

The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics cost an average of $10 million per hour according to the Korea Times Daily, lamenting that the Games' main...

USA’s Randall, Finland’s Terho Elected to IOC Athlete’s Commission

With a record 83.86 percent of athletes at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics voting, Ema Terho from Finland (ice hockey) and Kikkan Randall from the...

NFL ‘Thursday Night Football’ Moving to Fox

Fox Sports is reportedly paying more than $3 billion to broadcast the National Football League’s “Thursday Night Football” for the next five seasons. Referring to...

More than 6,000 Athletes Already Tested for Drugs Ahead of Winter Olympics

More than 14,000 doping tests on over 6,000 athletes from 61 countries - with tests recorded in the Anti-Doping Administration & Management System -...

Disney Could Reach Deeper into India Sports, TV Market with 21st Century Fox Deal

Walt Disney Company’s deal with 21st Century Fox would give the world’s best-known entertainment company new advantages in India, such as cricket rights and...

Goodell Signs Contract Extension as NFL Commissioner

His annual salary estimated at $40 million, Roger Goodell has signed a five-year contract extension to remain commissioner of the National Football League through...

Brazilian National Olympic Committee Continues Effort to Cut Costs, Clean Up Image

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Member Bernard Rajzman has become the latest victim of the Brazilian National Olympic Committee’s (COB) clean-up and cost-cutting measures. Rajzman has...

USA Leads Sochi 2014 Medal Count as Russians Disqualified

As Russia has been stripped of 11 of its 33 medals won at the Sochi Olympics the United States temporarily leads the medal standings...

Miller Joins NBC Olympics Broadcast Team

Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller, the most decorated skier in U.S. Olympic history, will join NBC Olympics’ alpine skiing team for its coverage of...

Link Between Soccer Heading and Dementia Examined

England’s Professional Footballers' Association does not know how many of its 50,000 members have dementia, according to its chief executive Gordon Taylor. Talking in...
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