Peter Ueberroth to announce shock retirement from politics?

Former U.S. Olympic Committee chairman created a stir on Thursday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Ueberroth fans. Speculation had been rife that the former U.S. Olympic Committee chairman is about to announce his retirement from politics, at age 81, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 16/11/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a politician isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a politician just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Thursday evening, #ThankYouPeter was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“Peter Ueberroth was unlike any other politician we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouPeter”
— @universalObserver, 15 Nov 2018
“Didn't Peter Ueberroth retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 15 Nov 2018

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