IOC Drops Applicant Phase and Short List From 2024 Olympic Bid as Part of Sweeping Changes To Process

IOC Drops Applicant Phase and Short List From 2024 Olympic Bid as Part of Sweeping Changes To Process

Reporting from Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be doing away with their shortlisting procedure that has been used in past Olympic …

Beijing’s 2022 Victory and Almaty’s Loss Due To Outdated IOC Rule

Beijing’s 2022 Victory and Almaty’s Loss Due To Outdated IOC Rule

Reporting from Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia - The selection of Beijing to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, while historic, reveals a significant defect in the Olympic bid process …

Agenda 2020 Takes Back Seat While Beijing Wins As IOC’s Safe Choice

Agenda 2020 Takes Back Seat While Beijing Wins As IOC’s Safe Choice

Reporting from Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia – Predictably, and historically, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Friday elected Beijing to host the Olympic Winter Games in 2022 …

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Beijing’s 2022 Victory and Almaty’s Loss Due To Outdated IOC Rule

Beijing’s 2022 Victory and Almaty’s Loss Due To Outdated IOC Rule

Reporting from Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia - The selection of Beijing to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, while historic, reveals a significant defect in the Olympic bid process that is itself a relic …

One Small Thing Missing From Boston Olympics Debate:  Sport

One Small Thing Missing From Boston Olympics Debate: Sport

Embarrassed. That's how I felt after watching the Boston 2024 live televised debate broadcast on Fox 25 TV and livestreamed on BostonGlobe.com.  Proponents, bid Chairman Steve Pagliuca and Boston 2024 Board Member …

100 Days Until The Forgotten Olympic Bid Race Ends, Setting a Future Standard

100 Days Until The Forgotten Olympic Bid Race Ends, Setting a Future Standard

A casual glance at the Olympic bid-related headlines and you'll see stories of referendum plans in Boston and Hamburg, a triumphant return of Paris to the competition and an unlikely potential challenge from a city in …

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