Blackhawks Building New Practice Facility Beijing To Host '22 Winter Games Sponsors Eye Olympics' Return To China Boston Donors Opine On Where Bid Was Lost Bettman Addresses Expansion, League's Strength Boston Mayor Calls Out Thomas Bach Bridgestone, NHL Renew Sponsor Deal CBS, ESPN Reach Sub-License Deal For MVC IOC President Blames Boston For Failed Bid Sources: USOC Makes Contact With L.A.
Published September 26, 1994
Olympic officials were "forced to concede problems" in their first test event. The top finishers in the Pan Am Race Walk Cup said the hilly course is very likely to cause injuries and disqualifications in '96 (Jerry Schwartz, NEW YORK TIMES, 9/24)....Tomorrow the USOC and CBS will unveil a series of taped messages featuring an anti-violence theme for kids and families with Bonnie Blair, Tommy Moe and Kritsi Yamaguchi (THE DAILY)....The NHL and the IIHF will get the top pros in the '98 games without "idling the whole league for a month." They will seed the six top hockey nations and give them the first week off while 12 unseeded teams play for two spots. "Since the All-Star Game would be canceled, clubs would be out of action for only a week" (John Powers, BOSTON GLOBE, 9/24).