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  • Leaders Support Year-Round Olympic TV Channel

    Olympic leaders converged for a summit in Switzerland on Saturday to discuss reforming the Games, which would include the creation of a year-round Olympic TV channel.
  • Olympic officials meeting in Switzerland support major changes

    Olympic officials meeting in Switzerland support major changes
    Top Olympic leaders have given their support to a range of potential changes, including the creation of a year-round television channel to broadcast sports that aren't normally in the spotlight. The group met Saturday to discuss the Olympic Agenda...

    Canadian snowboarder seeks to cash in on Olympic marijuana controversy

    Marijuana got Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati into trouble at the 1988 Nagano Olympics. Now the 42-year-old wants to turn the cannabis plant into a different sort of gold. Rebagliati has started a business called "Ross' Gold," which hopes to be...

    After World Cup, Rio de Janeiro shifts focus to Olympics

    Brazil’s World Cup was supposed to be a disaster. Stadiums were not finished, many infrastructure projects never got off the ground, costs, allegedly inflated by corruption, soared for taxpayers and at least 10 workers died during construction...

    Dumb idea to host a major sporting event

    Dumb idea to host a major sporting event
    Could it be? Are the voices of reason and fiscal prudence at last winning out over greedy special interests, mathematically illiterate pundits and corrupt politicians? In other words, has the world finally realized what a superbly dumb idea it is to...