Olympics

2020 Summer Olympics Cost Tokyo $10.5B

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ organizing committee released its final number for the event’s cost: $10.5 billion.

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Olympics Could Provide Billion-Dollar Boost to LA's Infrastructure

Legislation to improve Los Angeles’ transportation infrastructure was introduced this week in an effort to plan for the 2028 Olympics.

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Gymnasts Seek $1B from FBI for Failing to Stop Nassar

Several gymnasts are seeking more than $1 billion from the FBI for its mishandling of sexual assault allegations against Larry Nassar.

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Eyeing Olympic Inclusion, PLL Announces Offseason Tournament

The Championship Series will be played in the World Lacrosse Sixes format. The tournament was previously a substitute for the 2020 season.

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Carli Lloyd Sees More Pro Athletes Investing in NWSL

Carli Lloyd, a New Jersey native, has taken a minority ownership stake in Gotham FC less than a year after retirement.

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NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Dominates ESPN Social Media Engagement

Women’s gymnastics drew more engagement on ESPN social platforms than any other women’s sport in 2022, the network announced.

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USWNT Legend Hope Solo Wants to Speak for Herself

The two-time Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion talks new podcast, why being outspoken is a “badge of honor,” and the USWNT equal-pay settlement.

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Olympics Limp to Lowest Viewership on Record

The Beijing Olympics had the lowest viewership on record. Peacock performed well, notching its best 18-day stretch to date.

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Why The Biggest Brands Love Olympic Winners

Prada-riding snowboarder Julia Marino is one of the breakout stars of the 2022 Winter Olympics. The Games have long been a platform for launching personal brands to the next level.

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Another Report Confirms Escalating Cost of Beijing Olympics

China spent about $8.8 billion on the Beijing Winter Olympics, per the Financial Times. That’s much more than it originally projected.

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