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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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07/24/14
Casey Wasserman Takes Over L.A.'s Olympics Bid

Wasserman Media Group Chair & CEO Casey Wasserman over the past few weeks has "quietly -- in keeping with his style -- assumed leadership" of L.A.'s '24 Summer Games bid, according to Alan Abrahamson of 3 WIRE SPORTS. The 40-year-old Wasserman’s "arrival onto the public Olympic stage, in t ...

Tags: Olympics, Wasserman Media Group

07/16/14
Boston Mayor Weighing Potential Olympic Bid

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh last week "seemed interested but wary, curious but not fully invested" in the city bidding to host the '24 Summer Games, according to Adrian Walker of the BOSTON GLOBE. Walsh believes that the process of seeking the Games "could benefit the city, but at the same time, h ...

Tags: Olympics

07/15/14
World Cup Brings Optimism For '16 Rio Games

A "largely smooth" '14 FIFA World Cup has given Brazilian officials and the IOC a "shot of optimism" as they look ahead to the '16 Summer Games, according to Paul Kiernan of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. But most of the sports venues, a new subway line, a rapid-bus line and other facilities for the ...

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Olympics

07/09/14
John Fish Touts Boston As Olympic Host City

Suffolk Construction Co. CEO and Boston Olympic Committee Chair John Fish, responding to criticism of the Boston area possibly hosting the '24 Olympics, said, "It really is talking about the vision of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City ...

Tags: Olympics

06/27/14
Construction Costs A Concern For Tokyo Games

After a three-day visit by the IOC's Coordination Commission to Tokyo this week -- the first since the city won hosting rights for the ‘20 Summer Games last September -- IOC VP John Coates has “urged Tokyo to ensure plans” for the event “avoid wasteful construction and welcom ...

Tags: Olympics, IOC

06/19/14
Rio Still Way Behind For '16 Games

World Cup fever "has gripped" Rio de Janeiro since the start of the event last week, but "not everything here is going well" regarding preperations for the '16 Games, according to NBC's Bill Neely. Work "has stalled" on various fronts, and strikes at the main site "mean construction i ...

Tags: Olympics

06/18/14
Olympic Museum Nears Deal With USOC

U.S. Olympic Museum BOD President Richard Celeste said that his organization is "near an agreement" with the USOC that would "give the museum Olympic support -- opening the door for venue backers to raise funds on the strength of that relationship," according to Rich Laden of the Colorado Springs GA ...

Tags: Olympics, USOC

06/16/14
USOC Narrows Possible '24 Bid To Four Cities

A U.S. bid for the '24 Summer Games "would come from" Boston, L.A., S.F. or DC if the USOC "decides to put a city in the running," according to Eddie Pells of the AP. A process that "began 16 months ago when the USOC sent letters to leaders in 35 cities is now at four finalists after Dallas and San ...

Tags: USOC, Olympics

06/11/14
USOC Meets To Discuss Potential '24 Bid Cities

The USOC yesterday narrowed the list of potential bid cities interested in hosting the '24 Games, though USOC Chair Larry Probst declined to say how many cities were cut or what cities remain under consideration for a bid. He said several weeks ago that the plan was to cut the number of remaining ca ...

Tags: Olympics

06/11/14
USOC Agency To Address Sexual Abuse

The USOC BOD yesterday “approved the creation of an independent agency aimed at addressing sexual abuse in sport,” according to Kelly Whiteside of USA TODAY. The group will “investigate and adjudicate allegations of sexual abuse in the sports that are managed by USOC national gover ...

Tags: Olympics, USOC

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