Topic: 1996 Summer Olympics
Organizers unveiled the one-eyed 2012 Olympic mascots, interactive creations from the digital age named after two small English towns.
05/19/2010 06:08 pm
How beneficial are "mega-events" such as the Olympics or the World Cup to local economies? Economists are skeptical.
04/19/2010 12:10 pm
The long-term impact of mega-events, such as the World Cup and the Olmypics, are examined.
03/26/2010 05:55 pm
02/16/2010 11:13 pm
Former Olympic athletes – from Kerri Strug to Eric Heiden – must find a way to replace the thrill and satisfaction of top competition.
02/09/2010 02:14 pm
Vancouver opens a quadrennial rite that, with its daring triple axels, suborbital ski jumps, and inspiring teamwork, can uplift a world weary of conflict and recession.
02/08/2010 04:31 pm
Some blame former president Bush. Rush Limbaugh says it's Obama's fault. But IOC President Rogge’s dream of a South American Olympic games is a more likely reason.
10/03/2009 01:00 am
The children train at Ecuador's famous Escuela de Marcha, a race-walking school that produced the country's only Olympic medalist, Jefferson Perez.
06/23/2009 01:00 am
Experts say recent attacks back up the findings of a controversial Department of Homeland Security report.
06/12/2009 01:00 am
01/13/2009 12:00 am