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Des Moines Awarded 2018–2019 NAIA Men’s Volleyball National Invitational

Des Moines Awarded 2018–2019 NAIA Men’s Volleyball National Invitational

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Des Moines, Iowa, has been awarded the 2018 and 2019 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men’s Volleyball National Invitational…

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Los Angeles NFL Stadium Opening Delayed to 2020

Los Angeles NFL Stadium Opening Delayed to 2020

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The stadium that will house the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers in Inglewood, California, will not be open until summer

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USATF Names Three Finalists for 2020 Olympic Trials

USATF Names Three Finalists for 2020 Olympic Trials

| May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The cities of Eugene, Oregon; Sacramento, California; and Walnut, California, have been named finalists to host the

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| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jason Gewirtz: On Assignment
For Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, perhaps it’s not surprising that

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Security a Concern From the Start

Security a Concern From the Start

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The situation involving the U.S. swimmers who appear to have fabricated their story of being robbed in Rio de Janeiro has no doubt struck a nerve with Rio 2016 organizers. One of the many issues leading into the Games was the notion of security not just for the athletes but for spectators as well. And […]

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Cisco Lands in Perfect Spot

Cisco Lands in Perfect Spot

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sponsors have long sought to use the Olympic Summer Games as a way to boost their presence in the host city. But in Rio de Janeiro, Cisco has been taking the prospect of South America’s first Olympics as a way to boost its business across the entire host country of Brazil. Tucked away in a […]

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Merchandise Seeing Interest in Megastores

Merchandise Seeing Interest in Megastores

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Merchandise is a big part of the Olympic Games, especially once the official logo and mascot are revealed. That’s no different in Rio de Janeiro, where two “megastores” have been erected to sell official merchandise—one in the Olympic Park, and the other on the beach in Copacabana. But if you’re looking to bring something home, some […]

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Transportation Has Ups and Downs

Transportation Has Ups and Downs

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rio de Janeiro is a big city, let’s just get that out of the way. And while we’re speaking about things out of the way, the Olympic Park is not exactly close to all those landmarks you see in photos of Rio de Janeiro like Christ the Redeemer, Copacabana Beach and Sugarloaf Mountain. As a […]

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A View From Within

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The view of the Olympic Summer Games can often be different from the other side of the world. Leading into the 2016 Games in Rio, coverage focused mostly on things that have or could go wrong. In the city, there have been issues for sure. Athletes initially had complaints about the condition of the Athlete’s […]

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Empty Seats Again an Issue

Empty Seats Again an Issue

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

After several days of events, one trend that is hard to ignore at the Olympic Summer Games is the number of empty seats. This issue has come up in years past, including in London, with regard to the lower-bowl seats most in view of television cameras—those reserved for Olympic “family” members and sponsors that sometimes […]

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