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 ...
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.
1980 United States Men's Olympic Hockey Team: Where Are They Now?
It was Febuary 22, 1980, in Lake Placid, New York, the site of that year's Olympic games. The United States Men's Olympic Hockey Team was set to play the highly ... of pro scouting for the Islanders; he has held this position since 1993.
The Sochi Games Are Being Held on the Land of Genocide | The Nation
And we disappeared for 150 years, until Sochi was picked for the Olympics. Circassians used to be part of ... the indigenous community in the United States and Canada? What connections have you sought out? We have a lot of parallels with the Native ...
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 ...