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It has been one year since the Rio Olympics — Here are 75 of the best photos from the games

Kai Pfaffenbach/ReutersIt has been one year since the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, two weeks that included numerous world records and famous green diving pools. While most of the focus has now.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

The Rio Olympics were only a year ago, but the venues look like they"ve been deserted for decades

Officials in Rio de Janeiro hoped hosting the 2016 Olympics would help make it a first-class city. Instead, many buildings and stadiums made for the games have gone unused since the event ended. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2017

Los Angeles gets Olympics with an 11-year wait _ and risks

By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade of NFL games......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 1st, 2017

McDonald"s ends Olympics sponsorship deal early

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's Corp has ended its 41-year-long Olympic Games sponsorship deal three years early, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2017

83-year-old ship docks in Florida for World Out Games (Photos)

A ship that has served as a training platform for Danish sailors since 1934 embarked on a long journey to Miami this month as part of the World Out Games, an event that seeks to promote LGBT rights through sporting events and other cultural gatheri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2017

83-year-old ship docks in Miami for World Out Games (Photos)

A ship that has served as a training platform for Danish sailors since 1934 embarked on a long journey to Miami this month as part of the World Out Games, an event that seeks to promote LGBT rights through sporting events and other cultural gatheri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2017

BOJ keeps monetary policy unchanged, says 2020 Games to help

Japan's central bank is keeping its monetary policy unchanged, while forecasting that growth will remain steady through this fiscal year, helped by spending ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsApr 27th, 2017

NBC Scores (Again) With Snapchat and BuzzFeed for Olympics Coverage

The collaboration already proved golden during the 2016 games in Rio. It’s an odd year, but NBC is already starting the promotional campaign for the next Olympic Games. The longtime host channel in the U.S. inked deals once again with.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 30th, 2017

Airbnb Bookings in Brazil More Than Doubled in 2016

The Olympics helped. Online room renting service Airbnb registered more than 1 million guest arrivals in Brazil last year, boosted by travel to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and a .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 27th, 2017

Watch stunning drone footage of the sites and venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea set to begin one year from today, here's a look at some of the sites and venues of the Games.  Follow BI Video: On Twitter.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2017

Bob Costas Ends 24-Year Run as NBC’s Prime-Time Olympics Host

Mike Tirico will move into the anchor seat at next year’s Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Mr. Costas will offer occasional commentary for the network......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytFeb 9th, 2017

The Olympics, Year-Round: New TV Channel Will Come To U.S. In 2017

The Olympic Channel, which launched as a digital outlet after this summer's Rio Games, will become an American TV network in the second half of 2017. The Olympic Channel, which launched as a digital outlet after this summer's Rio Games, will become .....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 15th, 2016

Reuters reveals its most popular Instagram photos of the year

Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters Reuters photo agency is known for capturing some of the most memorable moments around the world, and this year year was no exception. From the summer Olympics in Rio to the "supermoon" in December, 2016 had no shortage of stunning .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2016

Cutting the Cord: Free Olympic Channel is fun and Games all year

The Rio Summer Games are over, but the Olympics play constantly on a new streaming service.         The Rio Summer Games are over, but the Olympics play constantly on a new streaming service.    .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 6th, 2016

Champions League winner Park to carry Pyeongchang Olympic Games flame

Champions League winner Park Ji–sung will be the first South Korean to carry the flame for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics after the torch lighting ceremony in Olympia next week, the Greek Olympic com........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 19th, 2017

numberFire: By this metric, Justin Turner compares with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

Turner has crushed the ball in five playoff games this year, batting .429/.500/.714, which is good for a 222 wRC+......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2017

Virgin Mobile"s downtown HQ offers a nod to Branson"s empire [PHOTOS]

A little more than a year after it relocated to Kansas City, Virgin Mobile USA moved into its new downtown headquarters in One Kansas City Place. The Sprint Corp. prepaid subsidiary moved into its 11,000-square-foot headquarters in August, after wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

A popular Napa winery was reduced to rubble by the fires ravaging California wine country — here are the photos

Business Insider At the Signorello Estate winery in Napa, California, a sign said "open" on Tuesday. But behind the gate, the 40-year-old, family-run winery ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

Scenes from the PBJ"s Corporate Philanthropy Awards (Photos)

In a great year for Portland giving, one of the biggest efforts went toward building, and maintaining, 382 affordable housing units. The Housing Health Initiative, administered by Central City Concern, cost more than $40 million to build. Much of th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

"FIFA 18" has 4 major changes that makes it the best FIFA game yet

EALast year's "FIFA 17" wasn't that great because games too often were low-scoring or scoreless. "FIFA 18" is much better. There are four major improvements that make the game a lot more enjoyable and exciting. It's .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

ROAD TRIP: Check out Cincinnati Music Hall"s $143M renovation (PHOTOS)

Cincinnati's historic Music Hall opened its doors to the public once again this weekend after a nearly two-year renovation. The Courier got an early look at the completion of the $143 million project, and you can check it out in the attached slide.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2017