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International Olympic Committee running out of cities that will throw its parties The Olympics are being recognized as an economic boondoggle. A majority of Calgary voters said they did not want the city to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.
USA Today | 1 hour, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
USOC bid team visit going 'fantastic,' supporter of another Utah Olympics says The U.S. Olympic Committee officials touring Utah's Olympic facilities Wednesday took just a quick look at the not-yet-frozen...
deseretnews.com | 2 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Salt Lake City, Utah
Calgary Olympics No vote not an easy decision, says Alberta tourism minister Alberta Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda says the provincial government respects the decision of Calgarians in a plebiscite that dashed local hopes for a 2026 Winter Olympics.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield, Barstool Sports fundraising for Special Olympics The Cleveland Browns' QB and Pardon My Take are selling merchandise to benefit the Special Olympics.
Lancaster Eagle Gazette | 3 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lancaster, Ohio
World reacts to Calgary's Olympic 'No' vote The decisive no to bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics voiced by Calgarians on Tuesday made headlines around the world.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Calgary Votes Against Hosting Winter Olympics in 2026 More than 56 percent of voters said 'No' in the plebiscite, a surprisingly lopsided margin after both sides had expected a close call.
New York Times | 3 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hes supposed to shape Japans cybersecurity. He just admitted he doesnt use computers. Yoshitaka Sakurada is due to work on cybersecurity ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Washington Post | 5 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Calgary voters reject plan to host 2026 Winter Olympics Calgary voters rejected a bid Tuesday for the 2026 Winter Olympics, all but ending the city's bid for the global event four decades after it last hosted them.
United Press International | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why Calgary passed on the 2026 Olympics and what's next for the Games nobody seems to want Calgary voters have sent politicians a clear message: They want no part of the city's beleaguered bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Beyond the boosterism of those connected to the Olympic movement, there never seemed to be an overwhelming amount of genuin
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics bid dead after 'no' vote Calgary's hopes of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics were dashed on Tuesday after citizens voted resoundingly against the western Canadian city's plan to bid for the Games.
Reuters | 9 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend