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SLC IOC Press Conference
Members of the IOC Future Host Commission, the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and USOPC wrap up a four-day visit ahead of a vote for Salt Lake to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Salt Lake City on Track for 2034 Winter Olympic Approval

As we said on this site months ago: peel away the ifs and buts because for all intents and purposes, Salt Lake City will host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. There are qualifiers and there are formal steps to be taken but there is no stopping the bid after a site visit from […]

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LA28

LA28 Venue Updates Announcements to Come This Year

Venue changes to the plans for the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles will be rolled out throughout this year, it was said during the general assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations in Birmingham, England. During the recent event, LA28 Senior Director of Sports Nicco Campriani led a report from the […]

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Coyotes Arena Hockey
Fans watch as players warm up prior to the Arizona Coyotes' home-opener against the Winnipeg Jets at the 5,000-seat Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona, on October 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Reports: Arizona Coyotes Expected to Move to Salt Lake City

The Associated Press and multiple other media outlets including ESPN and The Athletic have said the Arizona Coyotes will be sold to Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith in the coming days with the franchise relocating for Salt Lake City starting with the 2024-2025 season. The Associated Press said Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo and NHL Commissioner […]

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ITA Tennis

Intercollegiate Tennis Association Announces Split Sites for Indoor Championships

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has announced SMU and Baylor as the co-hosts for the 2025 and 2026 ITA Division I Men’s National Team Indoor Championship along with Illinois and Northwestern as the co-hosts for the 2025 and 2026 ITA Division I Women’s National Team Indoor Championship. Splitting host responsibilities between two schools within 200 miles […]

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Happy Valley Sports

Happy Valley Sports & Entertainment Alliance to Host Major Fencing Event

The Happy Valley Sports & Entertainment Alliance will host the 2025 United States Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs National Championships at the Nittany Valley Sports Centre in State College, Pennsylvania. The event is scheduled to take place on April 5–6, 2025. More than 45 collegiate club fencing teams will participate in the two-day tournament. This […]

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USA Basketball Showcase

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Play Germany in London

The USA Basketball women’s national team will play against Germany at the O2 Arena in London in one of its final pre-Olympic exhibitions as part of the 2024 USA Basketball Showcase. The U.S. will play Germany on July 23, three days after it plays against the WNBA All-Stars in Phoenix. Prior to London, the U.S. […]

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Tokyo Olympics Boxing
The United States' Duke Ragan, left, exchanges punches with Ghana's Samuel Takyi during their men's featherweight 57-kg semifinal boxing match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

World Boxing Works to Add New Members for IOC Recognition

World Boxing told The Associated Press on Thursday it is holding talks with up to 30 new members on top of its existing group as it seeks to be the International Olympic Committee’s preferred partner to run boxing tournaments at the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. World Boxing announced in March that it […]

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IOC Salt Lake Visit
Members of the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games make an opening presentation to the International Olympic Committe's Future Host Commission on the first day of a FHC visit to the potential host of the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

IOC Future Host Commission Starts Salt Lake Olympic Tour

While maintaining that nothing is official and there is still wiggle room, the latest step in Salt Lake City’s march to being formally awarded the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games started Wednesday with the start of a three-day tour by the International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission. The Future Host Commission invited Salt Lake […]

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NFR 2024

National Finals Rodeo to Stay in Las Vegas Through 2035

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo will stay in Las Vegas through 2035, the Las Vegas Events Board of Trustees and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Board of Directors have announced. The NFR has taken place at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of UNLV every year since 1985 (with the exception of the […]

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