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MLB’s Manufactured Tournament Is Designed To Make Money

The WBC is a major event in some baseball playing countries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uAYzhRYupo The World Baseball Classic is coming to an end and the reality is that...

Indonesia Wants The 2036 Summer Olympics

The country wants the Games for political reasons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdlNy2BJRUM In the it is never too early to seek a Summer Olympics mode, Indonesia wants to land...

Omicron Has Caught Up To The Beijing Olympics

The Omicron wave has entered Beijing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ44r3RGPng Omicron does not really care if Czech Republic President Miloš Zeman said “I am fundamentally opposed to the abuse...

Ukraine Planning A Winter Olympics Bid

The next available Winter Olympics.is in 2030. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqJmNrcyCqE It appears that Ukraine really wants to host a Winter Olympics and that Ukrainian officials are ready to...

Australia On The Fast Track To Get The 2032 Summer Olympics

All you need is cash. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slsoKfjG2oE The 19th century American showman Phineas T. Barnum probably never said “there’s a sucker born every minute” but whoever came...

A Possible Road Map To The Beginning Of The MLB Season?

No one has a crystal ball.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHN0_Onc4wA Major League Baseball owners and the Major League Baseball Players Association have agreed to an emergency collective...

Salt Lake City Olympics Backers May Have Competition In Landing The...

No slam dunk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WRIUPY656g There are a number of people in Salt Lake City and in Utah who think the 2030 Winter Olympics is theirs for the asking....

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.

Does Anyone Want The 2026 Winter Olympics?

It appears that the backers of the 2026 Sapporo, Japan Winter Olympics bid really don’t want to go ahead with the bid. The Sapporo backers may want to try to land the 2030 Winter Games but there really isn’t much of an explanation as to why the group is seeking a delay.