Paralympic Games

CALGARY, Alberta | Majority of Calgary voters say ‘no thanks’ to 2026 Olympics

CALGARY, Alberta— Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics was rebuffed on Tuesday when local voters said “no” in a nonbinding referendum. Unofficial results showed that 56 percent voted against bidding for the Olympics. Results showed that out of 767,734 eligible voters, 304,774 cast ballots and 171,750 of those voted against the Olympic bid. … Continue reading CALGARY, Alberta | Majority of Calgary voters say ‘no thanks’ to 2026 Olympics

The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  From volunteers to support staff to the joint Korea women’s hockey team, people from many cultures bid farewell to each other and to the 2018 Winter Olympics on Monday as a swath of the eastern Korean Peninsula readied itself for something novel: relative normalcy. Seven years after … Continue reading The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell