Tag Archives: Winter Olympics
- Mahjong is a mind sport; Olympic hopeful; and epileptic fit inducer
August 3, 2017
The Chinese gambling game Mahjong becomes a mind sport, is put forward as a contender for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and is responsible for a series of epileptic seizures. “What’s that game?” It's the same question each time I walk into the casino with a newbie. It's the...
- CEEGC 2017 Budapest Agenda for Day 2 revealed – Affiliate and Operators preparing for 18’s main events (Fifa World Cup and the Winter Olympics)
July 17, 2017
17 July 2017, Budapest: The organizers of CEEGC2017 are excited to announce that they have now finalized the agenda for Day 2 of the event. The second day of the conference aims to focus on the upcoming events of the online gambling industry which involve all the peers that are...
- 2014’s Top Sports Stories in the World
January 1, 2015
The global sports scene has also had its share of notable moments in 2014. A lot of them have conspicuously involved incidents from out of the field of play, which goes to show how eventful the sports world has been this year. Hopefully, we see less of these types of...
- Weekly Poll – Will you be watching the Winter Olympics?
February 17, 2014
[polldaddy poll=7780464] The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been riddled with controversy from the beginning. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has been criticized for the lavish expenditures (it totaled to a $51 billion price tag), allegations of corruption and Russia’s anti-gay laws, which is why we decided to ask our...
- The Winter Olympics Grabs Taxpayer Gold
February 7, 2014
Tonight’s Winter Olympics opening ceremony takes place in asurreal location. Situated on the Black Sea coast, Sochi enjoys a subtropical climate and, until recently, was an outdated Soviet-era summer resort known only for its dachas. Equally hard to fathom is Russia spending an incredible $51 billion (90 percent from government...
- The Red Wire: Sochi Keeps Up Olympic Traditions – Maybe Too Many
February 4, 2014
The 2014 Winter Olympics begin later this week in Sochi, Russia, and I’m genuinely conflicted. On the one hand, I genuinely like watching all of the winter sports being contested by athletes from around the world. It doesn’t matter if it’s hockey, skiing, curling, or the biathlon - I’ll watch...
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017