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    Olympics in #Boston2024: A great idea or a terrible mistake?
    Saturday, 10 January 2015
    Now that Boston has won the U.S. bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, people are taking to social media with their celebratory cheers and their immediate skepticism.
    World Cup domination: NHL, NHLPA shooting for hockey supremacy on a global scale
    Saturday, 24 January 2015
    With the return of the World Cup of Hockey in 2016 ? as well as some other international endeavors ? the NHL and NHLPA have a global plan for growing their brand and are putting the Olympics on notice.
    IIHF's Fasel said issues remain before 2016 World Cup can be announced
    Monday, 05 January 2015
    TORONTO - NHL participation in the 2018 Olympics is on the back burner until the league, Players' Association and International Ice Hockey Federation firm up plans for the return of the World Cup of Hockey in 2016.
    YEARENDER-Olympics-Billion-dollar Sochi Games a sporting success
    Tuesday, 30 December 2014
    (Repeats from Dec 19) By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Dec 30 (Reuters) - The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have gone down in history as the most expensive sports event ever organised with a staggering cost of more than $51 billion. The legacy left by Russia's first winter Games is one of gleaming purpose-built arenas with little or no post-Games use, a massive overhaul of infrastructure at the Black ...
    Analysis: Boston claims frontrunner spot in 2024 Olympics race
    Friday, 09 January 2015
    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - Boston joined the race to host the 2024 Olympics, instantly claiming the favorites tag as the United States look to land their first summer Games since 1996. It is not so much what the city is offering that gives it an edge at the start of the two-year race but rather the timing of its candidacy and improved ties between U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) chiefs ...
    Boston reacts with suspicion, snark to winning 2024 Olympic bid
    Friday, 09 January 2015
    The US Olympic Committee has picked Boston as its candidate to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, but many Bostonians aren't too happy about it.
    Olympics: Beijing hands over 2022 Winter Games bid
    Tuesday, 06 January 2015
    Beijing leaders on Tuesday handed over their official bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics to the IOC heightening their battle with Kazakhstan's Almaty.
    Harry Gordon - the man who loved Olympics
    Wednesday, 21 January 2015
    Harry Gordon was galvanised by the sight of Paavo Nurmi lighting the Olympic flame in Helsinki in 1952. It began a lifelong love of the Games.
    Russian Olympic race-walking champion faces IAAF probe
    Thursday, 15 January 2015
    MOSCOW (AP) ? Two Russian Olympic medal hopefuls, including reigning women's race-walking champion Elena Lashmanova, could miss next year's Olympics as the IAAF investigates whether they competed while banned for doping.
    'Amazing Race': NKOTB's Jonathan Knight Among Cast; New 'Date...
    Tuesday, 20 January 2015
    The 11 teams will consist of six couples and five duos who are being set up on blind dates.