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Plans are continuing for the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo. Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP Images

IOC Sets Aside $800 Million to Cover Postponement Costs

The International Olympic Committee is setting aside up to $800 million to cover additional costs for the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo, and leaders said they are adjusting plans so they can streamline the scope and service levels at the event in 2021. In a call with members of the media following Continue Reading

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Sports World Reacts to Olympic Postponement

As the International Olympic Committee announced that the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games have been postponed to 2021, sports-event organizations around the United States and the world have been reacting to the news. Here is a sample of their reactions. United States National Governing Bodies USA Archery While we saw this news coming through evolvements Continue Reading

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The second edition of the Colorado Classic women's stage race will be part of the 2020 USA Cycling Pro Road Tour. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

USA Cycling Releases 2020 Pro Road Tour Schedule

USA Cycling has announced its 2020 Pro Road Tour, a national calendar that will feature 17 cycling events staged across 15 states. The circuit will run from April through September and will include 43 days of road cycling competition, including the inaugural Maryland Cycling Classic, a UCI 1.Pro event that will be held September 6. Continue Reading

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Miraitowa is one of two robots that will greet visitors with hand shakes and waives during the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. Photo: Toyota Motor Corp.

Tokyo Olympics Prepare with One Year to Go

With one year to go until the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo, the local organizing committee and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee are recognizing the date and stepping up efforts to build publicity around the event. In Tokyo, where the opening ceremony will take place July 24, 2020, organizers have released Continue Reading

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USA Swimming Signs First Alcohol Sponsor

Everyone knows you shouldn’t swim after you eat. But perhaps you can have a nice beer instead? USA Swimming and U.S. Masters Swimming have announced a multiyear sponsorship with California-based Golden Road Brewing, marking the first alcohol sponsorship in USA Swimming’s history. As part of the arrangement, Golden Road will serve as co-presenting sponsor of Continue Reading

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Tokyo Readies For Its Moment

Up next for the International Olympic Committee is the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo. And to take advantage of the audience in Pyeongchang, Tokyo 2020 established a house in the Gangneung Olympic Park to get fans excited about what comes next. The Tokyo Games will feature several new sports on the program: Continue Reading

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Olympics Transportation With Some Flair

By and large, transportation has been running smoothly at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, which is no easy task given the remote locations of the mountain events. In total, organizers are operating 2,200 shuttle buses for Olympics participants, which includes 6,500 athletes and officials, 55,000 workers and an estimated 11.8 million spectators. In addition, Continue Reading

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