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President’s Day: Presidents and Sports Decisions

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Some decisions have had major consequences. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfOCXQON5oE It is President’s Day. The chief executive of the United States has an impact on just about every facet...

The IOC Is A Political Player

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IOC Vice President is incorrect, saying the IOC isn't political. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z32EyZlohgI The International Olympic Committee is a group that thinks it is a big time player...

Putin Wants The US At The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

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Putin dismisses a call of a US boycott. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s8Bt-0HYtA Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and thinks that a possible...

IOC Says To No Protests

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The IOC remains out of step with society. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vxDuSTYgHg Last December, it appeared that American Olympic athletes would be able to express their viewpoints and not...

Politicians Are Calling For An American Boycott Of The 2022 Beijing...

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Olympic boycotts never work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc9-04cl_jc You have to wonder what a United States curler is thinking when he or she sees a politician calling for an...

American Olympians Can Protest At Games Venues

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A change in attitude. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BTkL0RuyD0

1980 United States Olympic Team To Get A Museum Honor

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A failed political strategy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04pwJ7iVgAg&t=2s The United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum is opening in Colorado Springs, Colorado soon and there will be a tribute to...

Olympic Athletes Want The Right To Protest

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Stifling speech, IOC style. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-50hKmjcaqQ Global protests and athletes’ speaking out against police brutality is about to meet the International Olympic Committee. John Carlos, who staged...

Jimmy Carter Orders An Olympics Boycott 40 Years Ago Today

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A sports failure.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoWeuLbDQHs It was 40 years ago today that United States President Jimmy Carter ordered the American Olympic Team to boycott the 1980 Moscow, Soviet Union...

Forty Years Ago, American Hockey Players Won An Olympics Gold Medal...

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The Cold War as a backdrop.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cisTNLzMl3E On February 24, 1980, the United States hockey team beat Finland to win the gold medal at the...