The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working with Los Angeles on a bid for the 2024 games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors.
“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
The USOC made the decision Thursday after reviewing final bids from The Bay Area, Los Angeles, Boston and Washington D.C.
On Thursday, the United States Olympic Committee could decide between the Bay Area and three other finalists as the nation’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A newly-announced stadium plan, which would later be a home for the Oakland Raiders, could improve chances for a local bid.
The United States hasn’t hosted the Summer Olympics since Atlanta in 1996. San Francisco could be in the running for the games that will take place 10 years from now, but odds makers said other U.S. cities have a better shot at hosting the Olympics.
The U.S. Olympic Committee will make a bid for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, and that means the Bay Area is officially in the running.
San Francisco is one of four finalist cities being considered for a U.S. bid to host the Olympic Games.
Louis Zamperini had been battling pneumonia in recent days. He passed away in Southern California, surrounded by his family.
A five-time national champion and former Olympian made headlines after running in the U.S. Track and Field Championships while eight months pregnant.