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Shane Wiskus competes on the pommel horse during the men's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials on June 26, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Olympic Sports Fight to Survive on Collegiate Level

When the United States men’s gymnastics team that had been selected for the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo was announced, one thing stood out about the five-man group: Each was a college gymnast. Sam Mikulak, the elder statesman of the team, was a three-time national champion at Michigan. Yul Moldauer helped Oklahoma win three NCAA […]

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The New National Stadium, a venue designed for the opening and closing ceremonies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is seen prominently in the Tokyo cityscape seen from an observation tower. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

2021 Olympic Stadiums: Every Venue Hosting the Games

The Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo will be held in 42 venues around Japan with 27 of them in or around the capital. There are 11 venues inside what is referred to as the ‘Heritage Zone,’ which references Tokyo’s previous hosting of the 1964 Olympic Summer Games. Many of those venues have been renovated for […]

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Brisbane to Host 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games

Brisbane, Australia, will host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, a move that was expected for weeks after the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board forwarded the Queensland coastal city as the only candidate for the event. The formal vote came at the IOC Session in advance of the Tokyo Games. Brisbane will become the […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   BASEBALL: Yankees-Red Sox Game Postponed by COVID Issues in New York; Outbreak […]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan Unveiled by U.S. Ski & Snowboard

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has revealed its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Action Plan, a three-year action plan with the objective to achieve a higher-performing organization with an inclusive culture, equitable systems and a team that will benefit from a more diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and views. The national governing body’s plan is built […]

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United States coach Gregg Popovich speaks with Bradley Beal during an exhibition game against Australia on July 12, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Bradley Beal Out of 2021 Olympics; U.S. vs. Australia Game Postponed

USA Basketball will have to replace one person on its men’s basketball team after announcing that guard Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards will not play in the Olympic Summer Games, one day after entering health and safety protocols. Beal scored 17 points in the U.S. team’s 108-80 win over Argentina in an exhibition game […]

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The Olympic Flame burns during the Olympic "Flame of Recovery" display ceremony in Iwaki, northern Japan, in March. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

How to Watch The 2021 Olympics

There really is no excuse for you to miss an event if you want to watch it during the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, with NBC planning 7,000 hours of programming across all of its networks and platforms. NBCUniversal announced plans to present 7,000 hours of programming surrounding the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Coverage begins […]

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As 2021 Olympics Near, the USOP Museum Looks to the Future

Years in the making, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum appeared to have it all when it opened last year. An inspiring and historical subject matter unlike any other museum in the country. A unique architecture that makes a statement on the skyline. A prime location in a growing part of downtown Colorado Springs. All […]

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LA28 Launches Athletes’ Commission

The LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced a LA28 Athletes’ Commission consisting of nine Olympians and nine Paralympians to bring a collection of athlete voices to shape the Summer Games in Los Angeles. The Commission’s aim is to bring insights and perspectives to create an inclusive, innovative and seamless experience for  athletes participating in […]

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Move United Junior Nationals to Host Hundreds of Adaptive Youth Athletes in Denver

The Move United Junior Nationals presented by The Hartford will open July 17 in Denver as the event, in its 37th year, is the largest and longest-standing national sport championship event for young athletes with a physical disability, visual and/or intellectual impairment through the age of 22. With more than 300 athletes with disabilities and […]

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