Category Archives: General Olympic News

NBC’s Olympic Coverage Places It Top In Q1 Ad Revenue

NBC’s Olympic Coverage Places It Top In Q1 Ad Revenue

The United States generally vies for the top of the medal chart in both the summer and winter games. While that wasn’t the case for decades, the fact remains that…

Andaz scales new heights in Tokyo

Andaz scales new heights in Tokyo

Hyatt’s Andaz brand is targeting high-end event and incentive planners seeking to take their groups to the highest point in one of Tokyo’s most ambitious development projects. Andaz Tokyo, with…

Summer Olympics 2024: Why a San Diego Olympics Should Be More Than Possible

Summer Olympics 2024: Why a San Diego Olympics Should Be More Than Possible

With the Sochi Winter Games having wrapped up less than a week ago, discussion among followers of Olympics-related news has turned to the bidding process for the 2024 Summer Games….

Russia proves themselves a worthy host for Winter Olympics

How long can Putin bask in the glow of Sochi?

How long can Putin bask in the glow of Sochi? MOSCOW – Reading all the positive foreign reactions to the Olympics, I can’t help imagining how a flunky under Russian…

Qatar to host Winter Olympics

Qatar to host Winter Olympics

QATAR has won out in a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. Despite having zero snowfall, no ski slopes or winter sports facilities of any kind, International Olympic Committee…

Organisers of future Paralympics heading to Sochi for fact-finding mission

More than 170 delegates will travel to Sochi for a fact-finding mission as part of the Observers Programme ©Getty Images February 28 – Organisers of future Paralympic Games are preparing…

MGM Resorts Chairman & CEO Discusses the Ability of Integrated Resorts In Japan to Accelerate International Travel

TOKYO – Chairman & CEO of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) believes international tourism and travel to Japan could surpass government projections if a comprehensive Integrated Resort strategy is implemented…

News Princess Jellyfish’s Higashimura Launches Tokyo Tarareba-jou Manga

  This year’s April issue of Kodansha‘s Kissmagazine, which shipped on Monday, announced that Akiko Higashimura will launch a new series, titledTokyo Tarareba-jou)(Tokyo “What If” Girls), in the magazine’s May issue, which ships on…

Japan to issue license plates for Tokyo Olympics

With the aim of building up momentum for the major sporting event in summer 2020, the transport ministry will design a special license plate for the first time ever. During…

Russia proves themselves a worthy host for Winter Olympics

Russia proves themselves a worthy host for Winter Olympics

The most prestigious sporting event of all time has once again come and gone in a flash. The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia were officially closed Sunday after…