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Hey, I’ve got an idea: how about we just postpone the Olympics?

The Olympics are scheduled to start on July 23 in Tokyo, and it seems to me that’s a big mistake. One can understand the desire to get the Olympics done, since they’ve already been postponed for one year, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Beijing now to host the Winter Olympics

Last week came the word that Boston was being dropped as possible hosts of the Winter Olympics after our Mayor, Marty Walsh, refused to sign a host city contract pledging to guarantee cost overruns with tax revenues from the city … Continue reading

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I’m not sure if the withdrawal of Boston’s Olympic bid is a good thing or a bad thing.

Why, for example, do they have soccer in the Olympics when we already have the World Cup and all kinds of separate FIFA tournaments for players under age 20 and under age 17? Continue reading

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