Why the Hell Are the Olympics Being Held in Sochi, Anyway?
Most hosts lose money on the deal, and given Sochi’s record-setting $51 billion price tag, this year should prove no exception. The reason countries work so hard at getting the Olympics is that ... city on earth” from the United Nations.
U.S. Olympic Committee commemorates two-year countdown to Rio 2016 Olympic Games
The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Olympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic ... With the Opening Ceremony to be held Aug. 5, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will become the first South American city ...
Worlds better held before Olympics as a qualifier
Japan usually has its competition around Christmas, while the United States ... Olympics worlds. Both have been covering the sport for decades and are bona fide experts. “When I first started covering figure skating, I was surprised to hear that the ...
What Does Hosting the Copa America in 2016 Mean to the United States?
The 2016 Copa America will be the biggest sporting event that the United States has hosted since the 2002 Winter Olympics and is the biggest soccer ... to watch the European Championships in four years time, the enthusiasm for soccer in the United States ...
Anderson man cheered in the stands when Olympics were last held in London — 64 years ago
ANDERSON COUNTY — The Olympic programs are yellowed ... Even through his move to the United States, Dehondt has held on to those programs. He has the overall guide for the games, and a schedule for the opening ceremony as well as programs for the ...