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  • China's growing embrace of snow and ice sports helping drive bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

    Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
  • China running against light competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics

     China running against light competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics
    At first glance, Beijing's quest to host the 2022 Winter Olympics may sound, well, a bit quixotic. After all, the city's skies are notoriously smoggy, its main proposed ski venue is a five-hour drive northwest of the city center, and the mountains there...

    Boston Olympic bid faces digging itself out of more than snow

    It is hard to imagine a bigger public relations mess for the Boston Olympic bid than the one that has occurred over the last three weeks. Almost from the instant the U.S. Olympic Committee chose Boston Jan. 8 over three other finalists as U.S. candidate...

    Faced with a tech tsunami, Motorola fights to preserve cop-com franchise

    WASHINGTON As Chicago cops braced for protests in advance of the NATO and G-8 summits in 2012, hometown radio giant Motorola made what seemed like a grand gesture. The company, which for years has used tenacious marketing and clout to reign over the...

    Pole vault great Sergei Bubka launches IAAF presidential bid

    Pole vault great Sergei Bubka launches IAAF presidential bid
    LONDON -- They've won Olympic gold medals, set multiple world records, and collected world titles. Now, two track-and-field greats will compete against each other for the top job in the sport. Former pole vault star Sergei Bubka of Ukraine declared...