Press

2018

February

FIVE RING ACTIVISM: NOlympics LA and global resistance to the Olympic Games // The College Hill Independent
5 Ways the Olympics Are Undermining Democracy and Exploiting Workers // In These Times
NOlympics LA on This is Hell Radio // WNUR
Long Beach moves to complete these 8 projects by 2028 Summer Olympics // Long Beach Press-Telegram
City Outlines Plans for 2028 Olympic Games as “Nolympics” Group Voices Opposition // Long Beach Post
Stick to Pods Episode 3: Margaret Bergman Lambert + NOlympics // Stick to Pods
The 2028 Summer Games could be a disaster for L.A., according to this group’s Twitter page // Big Think

January

LA is preparing to bid for 2026 World Cup // Curbed LA  
NOlympics LA’s Statement on 2026 World Cup Bid

2017

December

Lotteryism Part I: How a Compliant Press Fuels the Spectacle of 'Winning' // Citations Needed Podcast
Lotteryism Part 2: How Sports are Used to Fleece Public Trusts // Citations Needed Podcast
Pussy Riot Plays its First Show in America // NPR
‘Resist Gentrification’ summit unites diverse groups to address L.A.’s affordable housing crisis // 50 Shades of Blue

November

Downtown L.A. developer could receive $103.3 million in public financial assistance // LA Times  
My Grandmother, the Nazis, and the Shadow of the Olympics // The New Yorker

October

NOlympics Working Group Platform
California Taxpayers Will Cover Up To $270 Million In Costs If 2028 Olympics Go Over Budget // LAist
Activists are Fighting Back Against Sports Stadiums Displacing Their Communities // VICE Impact
Mattress Revolt Hits L.A.’s Highland Park // Preserve LA

September

Garcetti is increasingly traveling outside California, raising eyebrows back in L.A. // LA Times
Has Mayor Garcetti Been Away From L.A. Too Much? // LA Weekly
„Wer profitiert wirklich von Olympia“ // NDR Doku
In 2028 Olympics, L.A. Residents See a Police State on Steroids // In These Times
LA formally announced as host of 2028 Olympics // Daily Star Philippine
No More Olympic Parties in LA // KNOCK
Dept. Of Formalities: L.A. Officially Named As Host For 2028 Olympics // LAist
The Jim Rome Show
LA 2028 delegation returns from Peru, outlines next steps for 2028 Games // The San Diego-Union Tribune
What Do The Olympics Mean For L.A. Art? // LAist
7 Reasons to Worry (or Not) About the 2028 Games // Forbes
Los Angeles: A Perfect 10 // Hemispheres

August

L.A. residents voice Olympic anxiety at public forum // Salon
L.A. City Council set to vote on 2028 Olympics plan before key financial reports are completed // LA Times
NOlympics LA’s Letter to the IOC
What's The Deal With Bill Simmons And Casey Wasserman? // Deadspin
Hard to find reason to care about Los Angeles 'winning' Olympic honors // Chicago Tribune
The 1984 Olympics Were Bad For Poor Black People In Los Angeles // Deadspin
L.A. City Council Approves Plan for 2028 Olympics // Hollywood Reporter
Where are we housing everyone for LA's 2028 Olympics? // KPCC
What's The Deal With Bill Simmons And Casey Wasserman? // Deadspin
An Olympic Sized Swindle // The Dig
Going for Broke — Can Los Angeles Afford to Host the Olympics? // The Spectator
2028 Olympic Game in LA: a Great Opportunity for Real Estate Investors // Hubilu
Should Los Angeles be Celebrating its Olympics Win? // Newsweek
Los Angeles City Council Approves 2028 Olympic Games Agreement // KTLA
L.A. City Council Hand-Waves Its Way To Unanimous 2028 Olympics Endorsement // Deadspin
The Olympics Won't Save an Ailing Los Angeles // Paste
No fireworks in LA, as city appears likely Olympic winner // Washington Times
L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously To Approve 2028 Olympics // LAist
Mayor Defends Decision to Bring Olympics To L.A. In Interview With Bill Simmons // GOOD
Eric Garcetti and Casey Wasserman on the Bill Simmons Podcast // The Ringer
L.A. Residents Voice Olympic Anxiety at Public Forum // Capital & Main
Los Angeles Agrees To Host 2028 Summer Olympics // Huffington Post
Long Beach pier may need to be rebuilt for 2028 Olympics // Curbed LA
L.A. Pols Rush To Make Sure No One Stops And Thinks About The Olympics // Deadspin
LA City Council approves going forward with 2028 Olympic Games // LA Daily News
Not so fast: LA still has business to settle on road to ‘28 // Washington Times
L.A. City Council set to vote on 2028 Olympics plan before key financial reports are completed // LA Times
LA Socialists Trying To Block 2028 Olympics In LA // Daily Wire
Should LA Be Celebrating Its Olympic Win? // Newsweek
LA officials review 2028 Olympic bid // ABC7
LA Reaches Tentative Deal With IOC to Host 2028 Olympics // KNBC
Innovative’, ‘Cool’: IOC Describes LA’s Olympic Bid // KNBC
Anti-Olympics Activists Take on Los Angeles, Paris // Around the Rings
Who Wins (and Who Loses) When the 2028 Olympics Come to Town? // LA Weekly
LA Olympic Committee Pitches Plan to Visiting International Olympic Committee // KNBC
NOlympics LA on Street Fight Radio
Hosting the 2028 Olympics Could Fix Los Angeles // Wired

July

The 1984 Olympics fueled L.A.’s war on crime. Will the 2028 Games do the same? // The Washington Post
IOC decision should give people of Los Angeles another chance to see how much they want Games // LA Times
No One Needs To Help True Rich Asshole Casey Wasserman Bring The Olympics To L.A. // Deadspin
It’s Official: The 2028 Olympics Will Be in Los Angeles // NY Magazine
Los Angeles Makes Deal to Host the 2028 Summer Olympics // New York Times
The Olympics Are Coming To L.A. In 2024 Or 2028 // LAist
Yo, is This Racist?: Episode 931  // Earwolf
City Council To Vote On 2028 Olympics Before Budget Is Finalized // LAist
Hard to find reason to care about Los Angeles 'winning' Olympic honors // Chicago Tribune
Op-Ed: Six reasons to worry about the 2028 Olympics // LA Times
Los Angeles has the perfect chance to push back against a troubled IOC // The Guardian

June

LA vs the Olympics // Edge of Sports Podcast
Going for Broke — Can Los Angeles Afford to Host the Olympics? // The Spectator
NOlympics LA on The Young Turks
Anti-Olympics group stages protest at LA 2024 presentation // LA Times
Local Activists Protest Olympics Bid In Los Angeles // LAist
NOlympics LA episode // No Holds Barred with Eddie Goldman
2028 Olympics Slated for L.A., But Critics Hope for Reversal // LA Weekly
The Robust Opposition
Burn It All Down Podcast Episode 6
Who’s funding LA’s Olympics bid? // Curbed LA
L.A. In The Running for Olympic Games, But When? // CBS Los Angeles
NOlympics LA on RightLeft Radio // KChung
Los Angeles is closer to hosting another Olympics, while few cities can stay in race // USA Today
Q&A: Should LA think twice about hosting the Olympics? // Curbed LA
Not Another Sports Show

May

The Campaign To Stop The Olympics From Ruining L.A. Is Underway // Huffington Post
More organizations join in opposition to L.A.'s 2024 Olympic bid // LA Times
Activists in Economically Unequal Los Angeles Say "No" to Hosting 2024 Olympics // Truth Out
Los Angeles Residents Start to Organize Against the Olympics // The Nation
Los Angeles Is All In for the 2024 Olympics // New York Times
Westwood One
No Olympic Gold for Los Angeles if this group gets their way // KFI
Keep The Olympics The Fuck Out Of Los Angeles // Deadspin
NOlympics LA Coalition Forming // Change-Links
Sports & Politics Intersect: LA poses for its Olympic close-up // Yardbarker
Olympics appear L.A.-bound – but in 2024 or 2028? // Calwatchdog
NOlympics LA Protests LA2024 and IOC // Swim Swam
Talking About the 2024 Olympics // American Thinker
Even Elon Musk can’t solve Los Angeles’ transit problems // West Side Story
Meet Los Angeles's New Anti-Olympics Movement // Vice Sports
Activists Take On LA’s 2024 Olympics Bid // Vocativ
Let The Games Begin… Somewhere Else // The Perspective
NOlympics LA Won’t Rule Out Opposition Activity During IOC Visit // Games Bid
Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid Opposition Group Launches // The Sports Digest
New opposition group launched against Los Angeles 2024 // Inside The Games
Olympics Commission Officials Set to Arrive in Los Angeles // KTLA
The Inside Story of How (and Why) A Group of Activists Stopped the Boston Olympics // Playboy
Initial Analysis of the 2024 Bid by NOlympics LA