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Calgary Voters Are Voting On Whether They Want The 2026 Winter...

On November 13, Calgary voters will be asked a simple question. Do you want the 2026 Winter Olympics in town? Very simple and what is more, it is a non-binding vote so the results really don’t count.

Does Anyone Want The Olympics?

The Olympics, whether it is the summer or winter version, is a hyped television show that lasts about two weeks which brings out the rah rah nationalism that is a major part of the presentation.

Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics Cost? More Than $5 Billion

The International Olympic Committee hierarchy probably is not looking forward to a Calgary referendum on November 13. The IOC should fear the November 13 vote, even if the results are non-binding.

Paris 2024 Olympics Finances Are Being Questioned

What is it about the Olympics that drives politicians and business leaders of various countries into denial when it comes to actually figuring out what hosting an Olympics really costs and how much of that debt is shoved onto taxpayers?

Thomas Bach And The IOC Are On A Roll

It is all about the money.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaoubynXUI8&feature=youtu.be   It has been a good month for the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. He has been to North...

Does Calgary Need A New Arena: NHL Says Yes, The IOC...

The arena battle gets a different look.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFia8z0GvmM&t=2s   The International Olympic Committee’s road show in South Korea is coming to an end but it never too...

Queensland Politicians Think They Can Counter Anti-Sports Spending Trend

Australia has hosted baseball games, football games and will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IknIXhjEfoE   Go around the globe and you will see that voters are...

Calgary 2026 Olympics Hopes Crushed By 2026 Soccer World Cup Bid?

  Calgary 2026 Olympics backers could see the bid end as early as August 12. The financial details about the cost of holding the 2026 Winter...

Dynamic Pricing System Or Gouging?

The Seattle Mariners management seemed to practice price gouging.   The people who bring you sports events, whether it is the backers of the Olympics, World...

It Is Getting Harder To Find Public Money For Mega Sports...

Usain Bolt ran in the Commonwealth Games   Is Malaysia the latest potential bidder to tell the Commonwealth Games Federation we are not interested in replacing...
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