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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

South Korea Sees Olympics More Secure With North Korea In Than Out

After a year of missile tests and nuclear threats from Kim Jong Un, the most important security measure in place at the Pyeongchang Games may be simply having the North Koreans involved......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 1st, 2018

South Korea Sees Olympics More Secure With North Korea in Than Out

After a year of missile tests and nuclear threats from Kim Jong Un, the most important security measure in place at the Pyeongchang Games may be simply having the North Koreans involved......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 1st, 2018

Nike shows off gear that Team USA athletes will wear on the 2018 Olympics medal podium (Photos)

Nike Inc. will make a prominent showing at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea next month, as it is outfitting every Team USA athlete who makes it to the medal podium. All of the medal ceremonies at the Games except for hockey will be held .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2018

North Korea likely to participate in Winter Games

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said in a new year speech that his country wished success for the Olympics.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 6th, 2018

See South Korea"s 2018 Winter Olympics venues in new photos taken from space

Petros Giannakouris/APThe world is just a month away from the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The winter games are held.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2018

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

How GE Healthcare is providing treatment of Winter Olympians in South Korea

A new analytical tool created in partnership with GE Healthcare, a division of General Electric, and the International Olympic Committee is helping clinicians treat all 2,900 athletes currently competing in this year's Winter Olympics in South Kore.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 47 min. ago

Wilson Sporting Goods" new Chicago HQ encourages interaction (PHOTOS)

Wilson Sporting Goods has a rich 103-year history in Chicago with the venerable company recently moving to its new headquarters in downtown Chicago after spending two decades in offices near O’Hare Airport.  The 90,000-square-foot space at the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 47 min. ago