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NBA Is Investing In Africa And Looking To Play In India

Going global.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGnVq_98erQ   While the National Basketball Association daily story seems to have drifted into soap opera land whether it is a storyline about LeBron James...

A Word To Salt Lake City Olympic Proponents: Watch Your...

The Olympics event cost billions of dollars. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfmepk4HOvs   You do wonder whether the proponents of bringing the 2030 Winter Olympics to Salt Lake City, Utah paid...

Did California Politicians Err In Putting Up A Half Billion Dollars...

Taxpayers on the hook. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bl889W2A4M0   Sometimes you wonder why politicians ever even think of spending public money on the Olympics. There are so many Olympics sized...

Calgary’s 2026 Winter Olympics Bid Is Done.

Calgary is gone.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idefpz3rUmg Unless members of the Calgary city council decide to ignore voters saying no, in a non-binding vote, to spending money on a...

The Soccer World Does Not Want A La Liga Match In...

Major League Baseball is in the middle of its All Star tour of Japan. Recently, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league has plans to stage 2019 pre-season games in Germany and Switzerland with regular season games in Prague, the Czech Republic and Stockholm, Sweden.

Three Bad Olympic Candidates For The 2026 Winter Games

November 13 is fast approaching and, in a way, it might be the day that sports organizers and sports owners are dreading. Calgary voters will go to the polls, in a non-binding referendum, and decide if they want to help fund the Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics bid.

Government Support Is Essential For Sports Owners And Organizers

Former National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern once said that a successful sports franchise needed three things. Local government support, a large local TV deal and corporate support.

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.

Boxing May Be Dropped As An Olympic Sport

Boxing, which has been a Summer Olympics mainstay since the 1904 St. Louis event, with the exception of the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games because Sweden had outlawed boxing, may be on the Olympics ropes.
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