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One Giant Leap for Womankind at the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Olympics have been full of firsts, from pre-Games preparation through the latest events.  This year marks the first time since the 1980 summer Games that the Olympics have been held in Russia since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.  The Olympic torch relay was itself the first of its kind….

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4 Famous Ethics Violations in Past Olympic Games

When the world’s best athletes convene every four years to celebrate the majesty and pageantry that is the Olympic Games, organizers hope that the world focuses on the spotlight of sport, not the shadow of scandal. Unfortunately, despite the best intentions of Olympics’ officials and organizers, breaches in sports ethics ranging from players cheating to…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 11.11.13 – 11.18.13

This week in the #SportsBiz, top news includes the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.  Other top stories include the WNBA seeing better ratings than the MLS, McDonalds rolling out NFL Rush Zone Happy Meals and a large amount of money riding on Mexico’s playoff against New Zealand.  Stay trendy with some of the top stories…

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Sochi Olympics Cracks Down On Journalists Using Social Media

It has been seen before at the London Olympics: social media crackdowns. Athletes and accredited persons were able to share their experience on social media platforms.  But this came along with a list of guidelines to follow. In the name of the Games, the Sochi Olympics may be cracking down even harder. For example, the…

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Sports Ticket Sales

Russia Begins Olympic Sports Ticket Sales

Tickets for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic games are now on sale, but not to just anyone. On Thursday sports ticket sales for Sochi were made available to citizens and foreigners residing only in Russia. The announcement comes exactly a year before the games are scheduled to take place. The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening…

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