Texas leaders consider backing cities racing to host Olympics
- Consequences for Canada - Olympic Qualifications. // Horse Sport;Feb2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p12
The article offers information on the proposed changes of Federation Equestre International (FEI) to the Olympic qualifications at the 2015 Pan American (Pan Am) Games, which is a major multi-sport event to be held in Toronto, Ontario in 2015.
- The games-Olympic and political-will go on. Benner, Bill // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/23/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p18
Focuses on the author's coverage of the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. Comments on the awarding of the 2008 Olympics to Beijing, China.
- Sport Marketing Around the World. Trein, Fernando; Woratschek, Herbert; Ströbel, Tim; Dickson, Geoff // Sport Marketing Quarterly;2007, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p237
This article looks at sports events around the world and especially evaluates how Brazil did as the host of the 2007 Pan American Games. The city of Rio de Janeiro was widely praised for its efforts and on the heels of success, Brazil has announced its candidacy to host the 2016 Olympic Games...
- Terence Crawford. // Sports Illustrated;12/15/2006, Vol. 105 Issue 24, p6
This article reports on amateur boxer Terence Crawford. Crawford, a senior at Bryn High school in Omaha, Nebraska, defeated Diego Magdaleno to win the lightweight title at the National Police Athletic League Championships in Oxnard, California. It was Crawford's first open-division title in a...
- Antes da Copa, depois do Pan O Rio de Janeiro na era dos megaeventos esportivos. Miagusko, Edson // Civitas - Revista de CiÃªncias Sociais;mai-ago2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p395
The purpose of this paper is to present some considerations on the production of sports mega-events in Rio de Janeiro, in reference to processes of urban renewal and transformation that take place in this city. Our general hypothesis is that, by its historical and social peculiarities, the...
- Ahmed continues to improve. Carnovale, Adrienne // Athletics;Oct2014, p6
The article features Canadian runner Mohammed Ahmed and how he has been training to achieve his goals for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Topics discussed include his performance at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where he saw an improvement in his speed finishing fifth in the 5000 m, his goal of being...
- AMATEUR SPORTS AS AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY. Thompson, Milton O. // Economic Development Review;Spring89, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p47
Explores the strategic use of amateur sports to attract commerce in Indianapolis, Indiana. Success of the Sports Festival; Hosting of the Pan American Games; Activities of the Indiana Sports Corp.
- The OFFICIAL WORD REPORT from the 2007 PAN AMERICAN GAMES. Dennis, Jeannine // Swimming World;Sep2007, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p24
This article comments on the 2007 Pan American Games saying that Brazil did a great job of putting on the games. Rio de Janeiro is bidding to host the 2016 Olympic Games and used the Pan American Games to prove it was capable. The young U.S. swim teams did well and won the most overall medals....
- HOT TIMES DOWN IN RIO. Olberding, Marvin // Sports 'n Spokes Magazine;Nov2007, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p18
This article reports on the success of the U.S. Paralympic team at the 2007 Parapan American Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August 2007. The U.S. tied Mexico for second place behind Brazil. For the U.S. team, it was a chance to lock in slots for some sports in the 2008 Beijing...