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Hosting the Olympics and coming away with a profit? Imagine that. Three cities that bucked the trend

May 29, 2014
The $51 billion price tag of Sochi is a reminder that the Winter Games can create an avalanche of public debt. But which cities actually managed to come out of their hosting stint on top?
Posted In: Olympcs, Sochi

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

Under Armour's speed skating #SochiFail

Feb 14, 2014
The U.S. speed skating team asks for new uniforms
Posted In: speed skating, under armour, Sochi, 2014 Winter Olympics

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

Shadow of corruption allegations hangs over Sochi Olympics

Feb 7, 2014
A discussion of money and corruption on this opening day for the Winter Olympics.
Posted In: Sochi, 2014 Winter Olympics

Sochi half-bathrooms: True or false?

Feb 6, 2014
About those viral photos you see flying around from the Olympics...
Posted In: Olympics, Sochi, viral

The 9 weirdest cities that have hosted the Olympics (and why!)

Feb 6, 2014
Surprised that the Olympics are in a Russian city you've never heard of?
Posted In: Olympics, Sochi

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