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Volunteers parade in front of journalists in Beijing on Friday a few minutes before the announcement that the Chinese capital would host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics

Jul 31, 2015
The country's economy is in a different place this time around.
Posted In: Olympics, Winter Olympics, China, Beijing
Aerial view of the Maracanã Complex, a Rio 2016 Olympic Games venue

Rio de Janeiro adapts as it prepares for the 2016 Olympics

Jul 28, 2015
Rio de Janeiro has changed since it agreed to host the Olympics.
Posted In: brazil, Olympics, Rio de Janeiro
Olympic rings on the Thames River in 2012  in Greenwich, England.

Examining the return on big-ticket civic investments

Jan 8, 2015
As four U.S. cities vie to host the 2024 Summer Games, we analyze what civic events make money.
Posted In: Olympics, Superbowl, Winter Olympics
Eamon Matthews

When it comes to rugby, the US is a developing market

Oct 31, 2014
The sport returns to the Olympics in 2016.
Posted In: rugby, Olympics, business of sports

NBC buys Olympics rights for Alibaba's treasure

May 7, 2014
Comcast will pay a reported $7.65 billion.
Posted In: Olympics, NBC, Comcast, alibaba

Russia may have overspent for the Olympics

Feb 21, 2014
Sochi locals wonder what will happen to the hotels and facilities that were built.
Posted In: Sochi, Olympics, Putin

How watching the Olympics is like a sport of its own

Feb 12, 2014
Unlike the Olympians I admire, I gave up
Posted In: Olympics, Sochi, 2014 Winter Olympics

How much do Olympic figure skating dresses cost?

Feb 12, 2014
Love them or laugh at them, Olympics figure skating costumes are hard to ignore. They’re just so shiny. But how much does all the sparkle cost? Thousands.
Posted In: Olympics, Sochi

A simple list of ways to avoid a Sochi spoiler

Feb 9, 2014
A cheat sheet of techniques, apps, and schedules to help you live the spoiler alert lifestyle
Posted In: Sochi, Olympics, spoiler alert

Sochi 2014 #NBCFail? Or is the network an Olympic winner?

Feb 7, 2014
Some sports fans have slammed the decision to delay broadcasting the Opening Ceremony, but NBC doesn't seem to be losing revenues by not going live
Posted In: Olympics, 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi, NBC

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