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Bid for Olympic Games discussed at Suffolk Law School

Bid for Olympic Games discussed at Suffolk Law School

Heather Rutherford

February 6, 2015

When Boston was selected in January as the United States’ city to bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, promised by Mayor Martin J. Walsh were a total of nine community meetings, giving the public and elected officials the opportunity to discuss their views, opinions, and initiatives. The first meetin...

Boston can be an Olympic city

January 27, 2015

By Ian Kea Fastah, highah, wicked strong. Boston is the proposed host city for the U.S. Olympic committee, having beat out the likes of Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. The city is now a frontrunner to host the Summer Olympics in the U.S. for the first time since Atlanta’s Games in ...

Boston is no Olympic city

Katie Dugan

January 27, 2015

The debate has already begun around Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Boston 2024, the group behind the city’s bid, last Wednesday released documents that highlighted specific details about proposed venue locations, expenses, and so on. The documents emphasized Boston’s spirit, using ...

Suffolk students weigh in on possible Olympics in Boston

Suffolk students weigh in on possible Olympics in Boston

March 5, 2014

By Molly Hubert A special commission’s draft report on the possibility of Boston hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics suggests that the city could feasibly host the Games, but would face difficulties in finding space for many events. Joe Lussier, a junior finance and marketing major at Suffolk, agrees...

Stars return from Sochi as Bruins continue strong season

Stars return from Sochi as Bruins continue strong season

CJ Haddad

March 5, 2014

The National Hockey League has resumed play across the U.S. and Canada this past week following a two-week hiatus due to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The Boston Bruins sent five players to Sochi to represent five different countries. Zdeno Chara captained the Slovakian team, David Krejci for the...

Pussy Riot makes a statement in Sochi

Pussy Riot makes a statement in Sochi

David Frederick

February 19, 2014

Amid the chaos and pun-ridden buffoonery that has plagued the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, another footnote has been added to that legacy. The politically charged and just as equally rambunctious Pussy Riot just narrowly avoided arrest after being detained in Sochi after an alleged theft from the Hotel Adler. Clearly,...

Hey America, stop laughing at Russia

Hey America, stop laughing at Russia

Ally Thibault

February 19, 2014

With the Olympics being held in Sochi over the last couple of weeks, Americans have taken to social media to relentlessly make fun of and complain about the other superpower -- Russia. Well, not really “the other” superpower anymore, because there are many powerful countries and trade unions that...

US men’s hockey team going for the gold medal in Sochi

US men’s hockey team going for the gold medal in Sochi

Matt Bacon

February 19, 2014

Every four years, hockey fans around the world are treated to one of the greatest competitions in international sports - the Olympic men’s hockey tournament. The big games between the elite teams could pass as National Hockey League all-star games, and even the smaller teams like Latvia, Switzerland,...

Preparations for World Cup, Olympics, cause civil strife in Brazil

February 12, 2014

By Pierre Bono Now only a few months away from the commencement of the World Cup, which will be held throughout twelve Brazilian cities, a growing sentiment of socio-economic upheaval has gripped the newly pre-eminent power in South America. Shortly before millions of domestic and international soccer...

Olympics: Scrappy US bunch shocks Canada

Dan Ryan

February 24, 2010

Article by: Dan Ryan No, it wasn’t the “Miracle on Ice Redux,” but it certainly was spectacular. This past Sunday’s preliminary round men’s Olympic hockey game between the United States and Canada was one of the most highly-anticipated hockey games in recent history, a sports border...

Let the “Games” begin in Vancouver

Alex Pearlman

February 17, 2010

Strong start in Vancouver "Bodes" well for Miller Article by: Alex Pearlman Never one to meet expectations, Bode Miller won the bronze medal in the men’s downhill this weekend, confusing some and energizing others. The most-medaled male American Alpine skier in Olympic history, Miller is the antithesis...

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