U.S. Olympic Committee Selects Boston To Bid For The 2024 Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Thursday that it had selected Boston to represent the United States in bidding for the 2024 Olympics. Boston's bid beat out those from Washington, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Los Angeles. Boston still has a long way to go, of course, before it can actually be chosen to host the… »1/08/15 7:02pm1/08/15 7:02pm


How Colorado Springs (And A Former Cold War Tactical Room) Became The Home Of The United States Olympic Committee

Fast Company published a fascinating article today, which details how the United States Olympic Committee came to make its home in Colorado Springs, Colo., after winning control over amateur Olympic athletes from the NCAA and Amateur Athletic Union. It's worth a read, especially for all you Olympiphiles out there. »6/20/12 3:30pm6/20/12 3:30pm

Please Refrain From Soiling The Spirit Of The Olympics With Your Hirsute Homosexuality

Here's an amusing story out of Washington involving an alternative lifestyle organization (The Northwest Bears) and the stuffy policies of the United States Olympic Committee. The Bears were busy promoting their annual summer campout which they originally dubbed "Kamp Kodiak 2008 Olympic Village," until they received… »7/23/08 5:45pm7/23/08 5:45pm