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Los Angeles 2024 Officials Reveal Proposed $5.3 Billion Olympic and Paralympic Budget

Los Angeles 2024 have revealed a proposed budget of $5.3 billion should they be successful with their bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games,...

Forever in Blue Jeans – Jesus, the CIA and How the Only Summer Games...

There is much talk at present in the sports world and elsewhere of the threat of a new cold war. So it is an interesting...

NBC Says Rio Games ‘Most Economically Successful’ Ever

“This will be our most economically successful games in history,” says Mark Lazarus, chairman of the NBC Sports Group, as NBC insists its Rio...

How Corrupt Can You Get?

It seems on a daily basis that the whole notion of having a big sports event like the Olympics is just a folly. You...

Wrestling Boosts Out-of-Competition Testing as Survival Priority Accelerates Pace of Change

Nenad Lalovic, President of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA), has authorized a sharp increase in the budget for out-of-competition anti-doping tests,...

Instanbul 2020: Fast Times for Istanbul’s Olympic Bid

No one ever said they weren’t anything but smart and clever here. They knew coming in, because the working group report last spring from the International...

Seattle an Olympic City?

Why not Seattle? Seattle has moxie. It has verve. It has a cosmopolitan panache and more than 3.5 million people in the metropolitan area. So, why...

USOC’s 2024 Triple-Play Bid-City Letter

Finally, a U.S. Olympic bid process that, from the outset, takes the long, strong view. It only makes sense. The two people in charge...

BBC Wins Future Olympic Broadcast Rights

“It's a big day for BBC Sport” said the broadcaster’s director-general and could not resist taking a dig at the British print media. “So...

U.S. Olympic Team Expects to Include More Women Than Men

For the first time in history, the U.S. Olympic Team will field more women than men in the Olympics. That news comes at the U.S....

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