Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Cultivating sports in new Malaysia

Pic By BERNAMA
On THE morning of Aug 31, 2018, I watched the National Day parade on television with a fresh sense of pride. It was the first National ...

Asian Games in the bag — but could Indonesia host the Olympics?

By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • An Indonesian bid to host the 2032 Olympics would have been laughed off just a few weeks ago, but a smooth Asian ...
Winter Olympics

At next Olympics — focus on fans

BY CHRISTOPHER BALDING / Pic By BLOOMBERG
It has become a widely accepted tenet of modern economics that markets are flawed and need fixing by experts ...

How Asia won the right to host 3 Olympics in a row

By Conor Sen / BLOOMBERG
It MIGHT seem puzzling that Asia’s getting three Olympics in a row. South Korea has the 2018 Winter Games, Japan has the 2020 ...

Marrybrown hopes to be 1st halal fast food to enter Japan in time for 2020 Olympics

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
THE Marrybrown restaurant chain, is expected to be the first halal fast food brand to enter the Japanese ...

2 Koreas mull use of N. Korea resort in Olympics

by BLOOMBERG
SEOUL • The Olympics could soon be heading to North Korea. At the third round of talks between the two Koreas in just over a week, the ...

Trump says US open to N. Korea talks at the ‘the appropriate time’

South Korea is expected to hold talks tomorrow with North Korea on Olympics
By BLOOMBERG WASHINGTON • President Donald Trump said the US ...
Olympics

Make couch-surfing an Olympic sport

By ADAM MINTER / Pic By BLOOMBERG
In ancient Greece, the Olympics provided an opportunity for warriors to prove their lethal war-fighting skills in ...
Olympics

Paris 2024 Olympics nearly assured as Los Angeles agrees to 2028 Games

by REUTERS
LOS ANGELES/ PARIS – Paris moved within a hair’s breadth on Monday of formally being chosen to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after ...

Intel Will Sponsor the Olympics to Showcase Virtual Reality Tech

By Bloomberg
Intel Corp. will sponsor the Olympics through 2024 in the company’s latest bid to show off its technology through high-profile sports ...