Sports Business Olympics


  • Carmelo Anthony #15 of the 2016 USA Men's Senior National Basketball Team shakes hands with some fans during a press conference at Dunleavy Milbank Center on June 27, 2016 in New York City.

    NBA's iconic stars — including LeBron James and Stephen Curry — will not be on the 2016 USA basketball team in Rio. Can the team get gold?

  • The Christ the Redeemer statue, with the Maracanã Stadium in the background, Rio de Janeiro

    Brazil is notorious for its large concentration of hackers. Fears are mounting that there could be large-scale breaches at the Rio Olympics.

  • The Olympic Rings in Madureira Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Long after the impending Summer Olympics end, some countries are more likely to feel the after-effects than others.

  • Rio de Janeiro

    The Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics appear to be in a very bad way before the event has even started, Recode reports. Airbnb's not worried.

  • Olympics & Google: Top Search Trends

    Google searches for "gymnastic classes" have increased more than 200 percent in the past 30 days. Jon Kaplan, Google Financial Services director, offers insight on Google search trends.

  • Olympic investor Deripaska: We believe in Sochi

    Rusal CEO Oleg Deripaska invested more than $1.3 billion into the 2014 Olympics. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera asks Deripaska about the high cost of the games.

  • Will Olympics Go to Cable?

    Insight on the broadcast rush for rights of the Olympic Games, with Brian Stelter, New York Times reporter.

  • US Olympic Soccer Champion at NYSE

    Christie Rampone, U.S. women's soccer team captain, rang the NYSE opening bell and offers insight on the London games.

  • Fab Five, Olympic-Winners Ring NYSE Bell

    The gold-winning, U.S. Olympics gymnastics team rings the closing bell at the NYSE.

  • CNBC's John Carney and Robert Frank discuss the details of Romney and Ryan's tax plan, and weigh in on whether investors will jump on Facebook shares after its lockup expires.

  • Santelli: Even Olympians Need to Pay Their Taxes

    In this excerpt from his "Santelli Exchange," Rick says the understandable desire of the American people to excuse U.S. Olympians from paying taxes on their winnings is an example of how the country's tax code has become "horrible." He then ties that view to the ongoing debate in Washington on whether wealthier Americans should have their Bush-era tax cuts continue and how "wealthy" is defined.

  • London Learns Olympic Downside

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Caruso reports how the London games have hurt retail stores in the area around the Olympics.

  • The Ad Indicator

    Miles Nadal, MDC Partners chairman & CEO, discusses how some of the major sponsors at the London Olympics are spending their ad dollars through social media.

  • How the Rich Get to the Games

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on the extreme measures the wealthiest visitors are taking to avoid crowds at the Olympics.

  • Wanna Bet? Gambling on Gold

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports people around the world are placing big bets on the Olympics, and not just the sporting events.

  • The State Of Real Estate

    Sharing insight into how the real estate market is doing, with Richard LeFrak, LeFrak Organization.

  • Gold Price Still Supported By Macro Outlook

    "We did see gold hit all time highs this week and the sell off wasn¿t as sharp as the sell off that we saw in silver back in April and that¿s because there have been a number of structural changes that have taken place in the gold market. We have seen gold being embraced by the portfolio manager but also there have been a number of changes that have meant the gold price is much better supported than silver is. The macro uncertainty has seen investors turning back to gold and that was something that was absent in the first part of the year." Suki Cooper commodities analyst at Barclays Capital told CNBC

  • NBC Gets 4-Game Olympic Deal

    CNBC's Darren Rovell reports NBC will get the rights to a new four-game Olympic Games deal. Discussing OPEC's impact on shippers, with Urs Dur, Lazard Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on today's trades to play.

  • Brazil: Dialing Up Opportunity

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jose Formoso, Embratel CEO discussing business opportunities for one of Brazil's leading telecom firms.

  • Brazil: Up to the Challenge?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at Brazil's efforts to build a stadium for the 2014 World Cup, and expand its infrastructure before the 2016 Olympics.