Showing posts with category "olympics"

Olympic post-mortem

Personally, less viewing was more fun. It was a shame though, to see "home-cooking" in the Men's 500m short-track race, where a Canadian judge made a marginal call to disqualify my countryman and e...

May 12, 2020
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2010 winter olympics

New York PILOT Decision, Part II

I was in Washington DC last Thursday testifying in a hearing that is part of the ongoing investigation by the House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Domestic Policy into the financin...

May 12, 2020
tags
economic development

Beijing Olympic Games Open

The opening ceremonies of the Beijing Summer Olympic games are today. I wrote a short article for the July/August issue of Foreign Policy on some of the financial aspects of the Olympic Games. Amon...

May 12, 2020
tags
olympics

Support for Olympic Curlers (and other athletes?)

As I have watched the curling from the 2010 Olympics, I have heard several of the commentators tell us that so-and-so from such-and-such country is a full-time curler. S/he is sponsored by their go...

March 27, 2020
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2010 winter olympics