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How the 2026 Olympics could fix an Alberta town’s housing crisis

How the 2026 Olympics could fix an Alberta town's housing crisis

If Calgary wins a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the event could help solve one of Alberta’s most pressing housing problems. Canmore, a town nestled in the Rocky Mountains about 100 kilometres west of Calgary, is the most expensive place to live in Alberta. The average price of a house is just under $700,000, and rent for a one-bedroom unit starts at around $1,000 per month, not including utilities. The picturesque community, dotted with restaurants and cafes, is a popular stop for tourists. But for many of thoseRead More


North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

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PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics. At a major summit, the two leaders gave no details of which cities might host certain events at the games, or how advanced the plans were. The International Olympic Committee traditionally does not announce host cities until seven years ahead of the games. That would give the Koreas until 2025 to put together aRead More


Reactions To The Sentencing Of Larry Nassar | NBC News

Reactions To The Sentencing Of Larry Nassar | NBC News

Warning: some testimony and statements may be graphic in nature. Victims of Dr. Larry Nassar are giving impact statements ahead of the gymnastics doctor’s sentencing for sexual abuse. Nassar will be in the witness box for the duration of the witness statements. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics,Read More


China Nationalism / BBC World News America

China Nationalism / BBC World News America

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Brazil's Nuzman steps way from Olympics committee after his arrest – Usa News

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Carlos Arthur Nuzman, head of Brazil’s Olympics committee, has decided to step away from the games’ governing body after he was arrested last week for allegedly conspiring to rig the election of the city hosting the 2016 games, according to a statement by the National Olympics Committee on Saturday. The decision to take leave was expressed in a letter to be shown to the members of COB, as the body is known, during an extraordinary general assembly slated to take place Oct. 11, the statement said.ReadRead More


McDonald’s ends Olympics sponsorship deal early | Reuters

BERLIN U.S. fast-food giant McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) has ended its 41-year-long Olympic Games sponsorship deal three years early, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday. The company had said last year it would reevaluate its relationship with the Olympics. McDonald’s, a sponsor since 1976 and part of the IOC’s top sponsors program that contributes more than $1 billion in every four-year cycle for the Games, had a contract running through the 2020 Tokyo summer Olympics. “In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, we understand that McDonald’s is looking to focus onRead More


Brussels debuts ‘Olympics for Seniors’ | Reuters

BRUSSELS Brussels hosted its first “Olympics for Seniors” on Tuesday, giving the chance for locals aged between 75 and 96 the chance to compete in a range of adapted sports at the national stadium. More than 130 residents of private rest homes took part in activities ranging from throwing a wool ball, tossing a pancake, a music quiz and a wheelchair relay of four times 25 meters. In line with Olympic founder Baron Pierre de Coubertin’s principle, the important thing was not winning, but taking part. Brussels and “A TraversRead More