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A New Sports Game: The Mad Dash To Keep TV Cash

Money. That's what I want.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELBHhez31dY&t=2s Just a reminder in the rush to get...

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots

About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the Tokyo Games are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying regulations published...

A number of teams from the U.S.A. say they want to...

DENVER (AP) — U.S. Olympic leaders are facing a growing rebellion inside their ranks about holding the Tokyo Games.

Does Hosting The Olympics Make A City A Great Sports City?

A pro-Olympics take. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6L5Vhnf9zA   If you have ever been in Pittsburgh during the National Football League season, you are seeing one of the best sports cities...

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...

Event Volunteers Save Sports Organizations A Lot Of Money

The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are looking for a few good men to help with the presentation of the event. In fact, the organizers are looking for more than a few good men.

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

It is getting more difficult for owners, sports leagues and sports organizations to get public money to build stadiums or arenas or Olympics venues. The International Olympic Committee keeps getting the door slammed in its face when begging for billions to fund the IOC’s every other year sports spectacles.

Graz Says No To 2026 Winter Olympics

For anyone who has been around politics this much is known. You can hire a consultant or an economist and pretty much get the results you want because the hired help will find numbers to fit the narrative you are seeking. The Olympics is a case in point.

AT & T Now Has A Seat At Sports Media Table

AT & T also now owns Turner Sports which includes various partnerships including Turner’s deal with the National Basketball Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association and one of the major sports TV events, the Men’s College Basketball Tournament.