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Los Angeles Could Be One Of The Few Cities The Olympics Can’t Ruin

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 01.30.2017 | Home

In just the past four years, six cities — Boston; Rome; Stockholm; Hamburg, Germany; Krakow, Poland; and Oslo, Norway — have decisively rejected t...

3 Ways The Olympics Could Truly Help The Refugee Crisis

Stephen Rosa | Posted 08.22.2016 | Home
Stephen Rosa

Given the economic damage inflicted on host cities and the way the Olympics are used to fortify the political power of oppressive governments, the refugee team is a shallow publicity stunt designed to obscure the fact that the IOC is driven by greed and graft.

Fire In Rio Olympic Village Building Forces Evacuation Of Athletes

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 07.30.2016 | Home

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The Australian team said they evacuated their building at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro because of a fire in the ba...

Sport and Society for Arete - Rio 2016

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.30.2016 | Home
Richard Crepeau

It's beginning to appear that the Russians will be the big winners at the Olympic Games opening next week in Rio. You may wonder how this could be giv...

These Are The Religious Accommodations Available At The Rio Olympics

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.27.2016 | Home

The Olympic Games bring people together across nations, faiths and backgrounds. Whether it was ever intended to be or not, the festive competition may...

The Housing Situation At The Olympics Is A Total Mess

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home

If you thought your home was in need of repairs, wait until you hear what the Aussies have to say about the housing situation in Rio. Team Australia ...

Rio Mayor Jabs At Aussies Who Won't Move In To Olympic Village

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home

This oughta get Australia’s Olympic team hopping mad. After the Australian Olympic Committee deemed the squad’s Olympic Village digs in Rio uninha...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Skiing and Riding in Tahoe

Liftopia | Posted 06.13.2015 | Home

The Lake Tahoe area ranks among highest concentrations of major ski areas in the country. Here are ten points to know about skiing and snowboarding around Big Blue.

Is That A Wolf Or A Hoax In Sochi?

Posted 02.20.2014 | Home

UPDATE 3:35 p.m.: Jimmy Kimmel may deserve a gold medal for his latest viral hoax. A publicist for the U.S. Luge Association told "Inside Edition" tha...

Snowboarder Says Tinder In The Olympic Village Is 'Next Level'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.14.2014 | Home

Apparently, when you combine Tinder and the 2014 Winter Olympics, things go to the "next level." Snowboarder Jamie Anderson chatted with Us Weekly...

WATCH: There May Be 100,000 Condoms In Sochi, But This Olympian Hasn't Seen One Yet

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.11.2014 | Home

U.S. slopestyle skier Joss Christensen joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday to give a firsthand report on what it's like on the ground in the Sochi Olympic...

My Olympics Journey Continues

Amanda Christianson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home
Amanda Christianson

The Olympics have been amazing to watch this year for me. I was very into it while I was still at home, but being here and having thousands of fans cheering with you is just indescribable.

PHOTO: German Cycling Team Has 'Quad Off'

Posted 07.28.2012 | Home

Are you wondering what the Olympic athletes are doing to pass the time before they compete in competitions they've trained their entire lives for? ...

Bruce Jenner Talks About Olympic Village Sex Stories

Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

Reality television's most famous Olympian stopped by "Watch What Happens: Live" (Sun. - Thu., 11 p.m. ET on Bravo) to talk about those crazy stories s...

Look Where Cleaners Live At London's Olympic Games

The | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home

Despite the elaborate planing for London's 2012 Olympic Games, it looks like not much thought went into where the people cleaning up after the athlete...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Sex At The Olympic Village

TresSugar | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

What do Big Macs and condoms have in common? They're both available in spades at the Olympic Village, along with thousands of athletes at the top of t...

PHOTOS: An Abandoned Olympic Village

Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

The London Olympics begin in just under a month and city officials already have a detailed plan for what will become of the new stadiums and villages ...

Village Green: Vancouver's medal-worthy Olympic Village

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
F. Kaid Benfield

Vancouver’s civic leaders believe that the athlete’s village built for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, and the planned neighborhood that will surro...

Chicago Olympic Village Could Still Be At Reese Hospital Site

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It looks like the on-again, off-again plan to move the $1.1 billion Olympic Village to the campus of Michael Reese Hospital could be back on again. A...

General Potemkin's Olympic Village

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leslie Harris

Any casual China watcher understands that media control stands at the heart of the governments' grip on power. The real surprise is that anyone believed that China would honor this commitment at the end of the day.