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Friday, August 1, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Olympic Games’

On the Death of Bud Greenspan on Christmas Day

On the Death of Bud Greenspan on Christmas Day

December 26, 2010 Bud Greenspan Leaves Us A Lifetime of Inspiring Stories And Moments   A sudden, gentle gust of wind disturbed the trees and briefly caressed the eternal Olympic flame as the sun set on Christmas day at ancient Olympia in Greece, site of the original Olympic Games…………not to worry, it was just the soul of Bud Greenspan wafting by, on its way to the Gods and Olympus…………the revered Olympic filmmaker died ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point —1994 Lillehamer

1994 Lillehamer "Skategate" Set Olympic Viewing Records By: Mike Moran “The Tabloid-Fueled Lillehammer Games” is a line included in an e-mail blast each day from NBC Sports that details the superb TV audience viewing numbers being racked up across the land by these compelling Games in Vancouver and the stunning performance of America’s athletes…………the reference is used regarding the viewership tally during the splendid 1994 Games in Norway marred forever by the malignant ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point — No American Athlete Left

Vancouver Vantage Point February 27, 2010 #16 No American Athlete Left Behind     By Mike Moran   A critical column this week in one of our leading sports magazines praised American athletes for their astonishing performance in Vancouver, despite being “deserted” by the United States Olympic Committee for the last two years………. the theory is that the turmoil at the USOC at the top, its ouster of popular Olympian Jim Scheer as CEO last year, and continued ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point #15

Mike Moran’s Vancouver Vantage Point #15 Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth February 25, 2010 It’s unfortunate that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman doesn’t want to book a suite just yet at the toney Grand Hotel Polyana in Sochi, Russia, between February 7-23, 2014………..right now, he could get a rate of $382(US) per night if he acted quickly………….. the Black Sea resort hotel was built just three years ago by Gazprom, has great security and is separated from ... Full Story

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