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Olympic Games make and spend massive amounts of money

By   /  Monday, February 26th, 2018  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Olympic Games make and spend massive amounts of money

By Anna Kwong The 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea just ended, which raises the question of how the massive operation behind the Olympics makes and spends its money. The first modern Olympic Games were hosted in 1896 at their original birthplace in Athens. The ceremony hosted 241 participants representing 14 nations and Read More →

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Dubroff: When it comes to LA and the Olympics, let the games begin

By   /  Friday, August 4th, 2017  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: When it comes to LA and the Olympics, let the games begin

Henry Dubroff

Los Angeles has won the right to host the 2028 Olympics. It will likely not be the last time the city welcomes the world’s top athletes to Southern California. In a split decision that was heralded as a successful combination of international deal making and diplomacy, the International Olympic Committee awarded the next two games Read More →

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LA hosting 2024 Olympics would be great for Central Coast

By   /  Friday, August 21st, 2015  /  Editorials  /  Comments Off on LA hosting 2024 Olympics would be great for Central Coast

Efforts to designate Los Angeles as the U.S. host city for the 2024 Olympic are worth more than passing attention by leaders along the Highway 101 corridor. That’s because a successful bid by Los Angeles for the summer games would produce multiple benefits for the Central Coast, with a broad impact on business. The 1984 Read More →

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