Sunday, February 9, 2014

Russian TV Viewers Didn’t See That Olympic Ring Fail At Sochi Opening Ceremony   

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Nataliya Vasilyeva, writing for the Associated Press, as published by The Huffington Post: Russian state television aired footage Friday of five floating snowflakes turning into the Olympic rings and bursting into pyrotechnics at the Sochi Games opening ceremony. Problem is, … Continue reading →

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Principle 6   

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From the Principle 6 website: Principle 6, a campaign inspired by the values of the Olympic charter, is a way for athletes, spectators, and global supporters to celebrate the Olympic principle of non-discrimination and call for an end to Russia’s … Continue reading →

Saturday, July 20, 2013

What Changed the Olympics Forever   

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Bob Greene writing for CNN back in July 2012: It may be hard for young viewers of this summer’s London Olympics to imagine, but all the sponsorships, advertisements and marketing hoopla that are a standard part of big-dollar contemporary Olympic … Continue reading →