Posts Tagged Government and politics

Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic betting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Conan O’Brien takes his show to Cuba for a special hour

In this image released by Team Coco, late night talk show host Conan O'Brien appears in Havana during a taping of a special "Conan in Cuba" episode of his talk show "Conan," airing Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 11 p.m. EST on TBS. (AP Photo/Team Coco)

NEW YORK (AP) — On Wednesday’s show, Conan O’Brien will be found in a familiar place: behind a desk.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad seeks seat on FIFA board

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah is seeking election to the FIFA executive committee.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tribe pushing for Rapid City tournament to be moved

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Oglala Sioux officials are pushing for a popular basketball tournament to be moved out of Rapid City due to racial tensions there.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Brisbane mayor considers Australian bid for 2028 Olympics

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The mayor of Brisbane says he’d like Australia’s third-biggest city to be the centerpiece of a bid to host the 2028 Summer Games, and the national Olympic committee has given the idea a thumbs-up.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,