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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

The $500 OnePlus 5T is my favorite Android phone of the year, and it"s even better after comparing its camera against the $850 Pixel 2 XL

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business InsiderI'm a big fan of the OnePlus 5T.  It offers incredible performance, unbelievable value, an understated modern design, and now I truly know that it takes great photos after comparing its camera .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider13 hr. 24 min. ago

The most captivating aerial photos taken of Earth from the sky this year

REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini From the on-the-ground perspective, Earth is pretty stunning. But that view is limited. Take to the skies and you can see the world in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider13 hr. 24 min. ago

Luxury cars from Georgia-linked manufacturers (Photos)

Model-year 2018 is underway in the nation’s luxury auto marketplace, with a wave of new cars already available or well on the way to dealerships across the country.  A lot of that luxury is being created by companies with deep supply-chain lin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals20 hr. 9 min. ago

See how the Courier celebrated its 2017 Women Who Mean Business awards: PHOTOS

The Business Courier recognized the honorees of this year's Women Who Mean Business awards at a luncheon on Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, 151 W. Fifth St., downtown. About 350 people were on hand for the second annual awards event, which .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2017

Facebook Live can now broadcast Messenger games

Facebook is celebrating the first year of games on Messenger by introducing new titles and a few new features, starting with the ability to livestream them to friends. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 8th, 2017

Apple just named its favorite apps and games of the year (AAPL)

Apple just named its favorite apps and games of the year (AAPL).....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

The most gorgeous and terrifying photos of the natural world captured in 2017

REUTERS/Gilles Adt 2017 was a year of destruction. Wildfires raged, volcanoes e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017