Though only time will tell, we should see substantial change in the 2024 Summer Olympic bids. In the meantime, with 2015 as the Year of Sport and three major sport events happening across the country, Canada will have the nation and the world watching.
There are people everywhere. From now until the day after the games, the mountain and city venues reach their highest population and event organizers are weaving and juggling a multiplicity of tasks, services, deadlines, needs and nationalities.
While there may be widespread support for cleansing sport of doping, we should consider why we spend time prohibiting performance enhancement when we ask athletes to break the known limits of human capability.
The appeal of bringing new experiences to the Olympic audience, coupled with the potential to construct new streams of revenue through new mobile applications, may be far too great for the IOC to resist