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Paris tells International Olympic Committee it wants 2024 Olympics or nothing

March 25, 2017

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Paris tells International Olympic Committee it wants 2024 Olympics or nothing By Ben Rumsby The Telegraph (UK) Paris told the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday it was “now or never” for its bid to host the 2024 Games, ruling out staging them four years later. The bid committee for the French capital threatened to block […]

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Only Los Angeles and Paris remain after Budapest drops 2024 Olympic bid

February 24, 2017

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Only Los Angeles and Paris remain after Budapest drops 2024 Olympic bid Does anyone want to host the Olympics? As of February 24, 2017 only Los Angeles and Paris remain in the running. The United States Olympic Committee withdrew Boston as its proposed bid city due to cost issues the region had. The Boston Globe […]

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Remember Yesteryear: NCAA’s Tangerine Bowl 1966 – Morgan State University vs West Chester

December 27, 2016

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Remember Yesteryear: NCAA’s Tangerine Bowl 1966 – Morgan State University vs West Chester History was made in college football in 1966. It was the first time a Historically Black College or University won an integrated football bowl game. Take look back at the year 1966, though these historical newspaper articles, when Morgan State College (now Morgan […]

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U.S. Olympic Committee significantly increases payments to athletes for Olympic/Paralympic, World Medals

December 13, 2016

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U.S. Olympic Committee significantly increases payments to athletes for Olympic/Paralympic, World Medals By Brandon Penny Team USA Team USA athletes will see their hard work and accomplishments recognized more than ever starting in 2017. As part of a continued effort to direct more resources to athletes, the United States Olympic Committee announced today that Operation […]

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LA 2024 (Los Angeles 2024): Venue Plan video released for the 2024 Olympic Games

November 22, 2016

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LA 2024 (Los Angeles 2024): Venue Plan video released for the 2024 Olympic Games Source: LA 2024 LA 2024 leaders traveled to Doha, Qatar to make the first presentation to the Olympic family at the Association of National Olympic Committees [ANOC]. The presentation featured remarks by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the only female track-and-field […]

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NFL: San Diego Chargers release a conceptual design for a new downtown stadium

August 14, 2016

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NFL: San Diego Chargers release a conceptual design for a new downtown stadium A new video, entitled “The Heart of San Diego,” shows the preliminary design concept for a new multi-use stadium that will not impose any new taxes on San Diego citizens. ____ Video: San Diego Chargers Stadium conceptual design ____ Video: San Diego […]

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Brazil: Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics Venues and Stadiums

August 2, 2016

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Brazil: Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics Venues and Stadiums Maracana Stadium will host the first and last days of the games. The stadium will also serve as the backdrop for the Men’s and Women’s soccer (football) finals.   Amazonia Arena will host soccer. The Beach Volleyball Arena will host, you guessed it, beach volleyball. Carioca […]

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Rio De Janeiro: 100,000 tickets across all 2016 Olympic events will go on sale on July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016

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Rio De Janeiro: 100,000 tickets across all 2016 Olympic events will go on sale on July 21, 2016 Xinhua RIO DE JANEIRO- Around 100,000 tickets across all Olympic events will go on sale on Thursday in what could be the last chance for fans to see their favorite sports at the Rio 2016 Games, according […]

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Rio 2016 revealed Olympic medals

June 28, 2016

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Rio 2016 revealed Olympic medals Source: Rio 2016 The Brazilian Mint unveiled the medals for Olympic Games, Rio 2016. International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, who was present at the launch event in Barra Olympic Park, said: “Today marks the start of the final countdown to the first Olympic Games to be staged in […]

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IOC ‘fully supports’ decision to ban Russia track and field team from the 2016 Olympics

June 18, 2016

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IOC ‘fully supports’ decision to ban Russia track and field team from the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Associated Press LONDON — The IOC threw its support behind the decision to ban Russia’s track and field team from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and said Saturday it will take “further far-reaching measures” to crack […]

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