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Ski Mountaineering Proposed for 2026 Olympic Winter Games Program

The Organizing Committee of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina, Italy, has proposed the inclusion of Ski Mountaineering, governed by the International Ski Mountaineering Federation, as an additional sport to the 2026 program. The proposal to include Ski Mountaineering consists of five new medal events with sprint and individual categories for men and women […]

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A man walks by a poster promoting the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Japan’s Top Medical Adviser Insists 2021 Olympics Should Not Allow Fans

One day after reports indicated that the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo would allow Japanese citizens to attend in a restricted number, the top medical adviser to Japan’s government is trying to reverse those leaks and said that no fans should be allowed for the country’s health. Dr. Shigeru Omi’s recommendation is not […]

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A man walks by a poster promoting the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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Japan’s Top Medical Adviser Insists 2021 Olympics Should Not Allow Fans

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. Attendance Limits at NBA Arenas | Attendance Limits at MLB […]

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LA28, NBCUniversal Sign Salesforce as Multiyear Partner

Salesforce has announced a multiyear partnership with Team USA and the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as a deal with NBCUniversal to support its Olympic and Paralympic coverage across platforms for the next seven years. As a founding partner of the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Salesforce will provide Salesforce Customer 360 technology […]

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Mike Trimboli Named New President Of USA Hockey

Mike Trimboli, a New York native who has been involved in grass-roots hockey as a player, coach, official and administrator for parts of the past six decades, was elected the new president of USA Hockey at a Board of Directors Meeting as part of the organization’s virtual Annual Congress. Trimboli succeeds Jim Smith, who served the […]

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World Athletics Championships Oregon22 Release Ticket Information

The local organizing committee for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 will start the public sale of tickets for next year’s event at 9 a.m. PST on July 15, one year to go until the first day of action. The event is set to take place July 15–24, 2022 and will be the first time the […]

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Helen Maroulis: The Inspiring Olympics Comeback Story of a Wrestling Pioneer

Helen Maroulis became the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling when she won in Rio in 2016. Not only did she break new ground for women’s wrestling in the United States, it was the magnitude of victory that also impressed. To earn the gold, she beat the most dominant wrestler […]

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Daily Tests, GPS Tracking and Potential Disqualification: IOC Outlines Final Measures for Tokyo Athletes

Athletes who do not comply with measures in a 70-page playbook for competing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games may face temporary or permanent exclusion from the Games, disqualification or even financial sanctions, according to the final version of the document released Tuesday. The third and final version of the rules and regulations for athletes […]

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Las Vegas' A'ja Wilson shoots against the Seattle Storm in the first half of a WNBA game on May 15, 2021, in Everett, Washington. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

WNBA All-Star 2021 Game Returns to Las Vegas

The WNBA All-Star Game will return this summer with Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas hosting the event that will match up players from Team USA and the rest of the WNBA ahead of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. The game will have all-stars voted in from the […]

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2022–2024 USA Artistic Swimming Championship Events

Status 2022 proposals are open for bids through August 1, 2021. 2023 proposals are open for bids through December 1, 2021. 2024 proposals are open for bids through September 1, 2022. Inside Track USA Artistic Swimming hosts a series of national and international artistic swimming events beginning each spring and ending with the U.S. Artistic […]

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