IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The 2024 campaign is moving into full swing after the IOC approved new rules that...

Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...possible contenders include Doha, Qatar; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Baku, Azerbaijan; Istanbul, Turkey; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or province in South Africa.The Rome bid is expected to include many of the venues used for the 1960 Games...

USOC will decide next week if it will bid on 20024 Games

...potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The United States hasn't played host to the Summer Games since 1996 in Atlanta...

Hungary's Voros leads qualifying field in modern pentathlon

MOSCOW -- Defending champion Szuzsanna Voros of Hungary collected 4,172 points to lead qualifying Thursday at the opening day of the modern pentathlon world championships. American...

Russia's Navka and Kostomarov win ice dance, Hungary's Sebestyen leads women's event

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov of Russia won their first ice dance title at the European Figure Skating Championships on...

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Wine Time: Wines can be treat for adults on Halloween, beyond

...word for blood, and the wine from Hungary, Bull's Blood, or Egri Bikaver...about wine:Bull's Blood wine from Hungary has a great tradition, full of blood and gore. The small town of Eger, Hungary, is known for withstanding a month-long...

Citigroup to exit 11 markets in restructuring

...Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. It will also exit consumer banking in Egypt, Japan, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Guam.The bank is exiting those areas to focus on market share and growth potential in places where it believes it can...


...was a member of the Australian team that won the K4 event in London in 2012.Brisbane's Courier Mail newspaper reported the 32-year-old Smith tested positive for a banned substance during a training camp in Hungary in July.

Hungarian jump rope artist loves spotlight in Cirque du Soleil 'Quidam'

...Banhegyi had no idea when she started jumping rope as a child in Hungary that it would lead to incredible career opportunities."My...YouTube.A video of her jumping in the streets of her native Hungary was posted on YouTube on April 17 and within four days had...

Our United States is changing for worse

...and supported their government.As an aside, my maternal grandparents were immigrants who came to America from Austria-Hungary and assimilated into the American way of life, unlike many of those who come to the United States now (mostly undocumented...