Jeffrey Ruffolo

Ruffolo Communications

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Media consultant, and senior expert for the Beijing Organizing Committee, he was also involved in writing China’s bid for the Winter Games in 2022; author of Inside the Beijing Olympics; former national broadcaster for Westwood One/CBS Radio at the Olympic Games in 1996, 2000 and 2004

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Boston was the US Olympic Committee’s first choice to host the summer games in 2024. Los Angeles was number two. Now that Boston’s dropped out, is LA ready to bid again?

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"Beijing Welcomes the World" is the slogan everywhere in China's capital with the  Summer Olympic s scheduled to start just over a month from today.

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