Gold medal brinkmanship – Policy Forum

Pyongyang’s Olympic olive branch should be seen as a strategic victory for the regime and a blow to international efforts to wind back its nuclear program, Stephen Nagy writes. Source: Gold medal brinkmanship - Policy Forum

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South Korea’s $100 million Winter Olympics stadium will be used exactly four times

After the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympics and Paralympics, the venue will be torn down. Source: South Korea’s $100 million Winter Olympics stadium will be used exactly four times

Five years on, biggest winners of London Olympics were West Ham’s millionaire owners – The i newspaper online iNews

This time was going to be different. “Legacy is probably nine-tenths of what this process is about,” declared Sebastian Coe, the chairman of London 2012, i Source: Five years on, biggest winners of London Olympics were West Ham's millionaire owners - The i newspaper online iNews

The 2028 Olympics: a sweet deal, but who for? – SportsPro Media

Confirming one of the worst-kept secrets in sport, LA bid officials and the IOC revealed the framework for a host city contract for 2028 on Monday. The deal is being hailed as a win for both parties, and for Paris, but the devil is in the detail. Source: The 2028 Olympics: a sweet deal, but …