Category: Olympics

On To The Next One: Ian Thorpe

The Daily Telegraph has reported that Olympic Gold Medalist Ian Thorpe has split from his former manager David Flaskas to join James Erskine at the burgeoning Sports & Entertainment Limited (SEL). Thorpe made an...

Should the NHL go to Sochi?

Should the NHL go to Sochi?

I am in Vancouver, BC having the time of my life at the 2010 Winter Olympics. I’ve seen two hockey games so far, including Canada’s tension filled 3-2 shootout victory against the Swiss last...

The Cost of Representing Your Country

The Cost of Representing Your Country

Olympic training camps recently began for many hockey-playing nations. However, the chatter surrounding these camps kicked into high-gear a few weeks ago, via Twitter no less. Allan Walsh, a player agent who represents Martin...

Beijing Affect

Beijing Affect

One of the many concerns for athletes and others around the world prior to the Olympic Games was the health standards and pollution in China. Athletes expressed their desire to move the games and...