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Travis Waldron

The Corporate Consultant Working For Free To Kill The Boston Olympics

HuffingtonPost.com | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.02.2015 | Sports

Raymond Howell can’t avoid the stories about his city’s efforts to host the Olympics. A prominent Boston corporate communications consultant, Howe...

Sport as Socio-Political Institution

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.03.2015 | Sports
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Perhaps, as time goes by, as more pioneers break racial, sexual, gender, religious, ethnic, language, and other barriers, athletes' very being may one day have diminished political implications, but sport has always been and will forever have political consequences and possibilities.

Is The U.S. Olympics Committee Making A Pro-Gay Gesture Toward Russia?

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee board revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual o...

Olympic Committees Are Disgracing the 2014 Winter Olympics

Scott Wooledge | Posted 10.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Scott Wooledge

From day one, the Olympic committees and the corporate sponsors have sought to spin their way out of this story as though it were just an unflattering gossip item on Page Six. Will they next invite U2's Bono to appear at the opening ceremonies and hope that all will be forgotten?

Olympic Boycott? Never Again!

Anita L. DeFrantz | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports
Anita L. DeFrantz

We must not let politicians undermine years of dedicated training for the sake of political grandstanding that will have no effect on policy. Allow our athletes to continue their preparations for their test with history at the Olympic Games.

Managing the Olympic Legacy

Anita L. DeFrantz | Posted 10.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Anita L. DeFrantz

I just left London and it is a city enjoying the glorious feeling of a job well done by the citizens who hosted the Games of the XXX Olympiad.

Ponies and Stripes Forever: The Olympics' Shameless Polo Product Placement

Anne Zeiser | Posted 09.19.2012 | Media
Anne Zeiser

So it seems the mega-pony on the U.S. uniform represents how we have sold our loftiest commodity -- our national honor -- to corporate branding.

USOC Leadership: Winter Olympics In U.S. A Possibility, Denver On The Short List

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — Leaders at the U.S. Olympic Committee would consider bidding to bring a Winter Games to America as part of a larger effort to repair ...