China Beijing Winter Olympics Test Events
Chinese skaters compete in the men's 1000 meters short track speed skating race during a test event for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing on April 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

China Nears Completion on 2022 Olympic Winter Games Venues

Nearly all the venues for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China, have been completed with test events scheduled for each facility later this year. All 12 venues hosting ice and snow competitions in Beijing city proper, the Yanqing District and Zhangjiakou in Hebei Province hosted test events earlier this year. Eight of the […]

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Ski Mountaineering Added to 2026 Milan-Cortina Program

The International Olympic Committee has unanimously approved the inclusion of ski mountaineering, governed by the International Ski Mountaineering Federation, as an additional sport for the program of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan and Cortina, Italy. The inclusion of ski mountaineering will consist of five medal events with sprint and individual events in both […]

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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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Seattle Kraken to Host Exhibition Games in Spokane, Everett, Kent

The Seattle Kraken will play preseason games ahead of its inaugural NHL season at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, as well as Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett and the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. The Kraken will play the Vancouver Canucks on September 26 in Spokane, the Edmonton Oilers on October 1 in Everett […]

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Vegas Golden Knights Launch Series of NFTs

The Vegas Golden Knights have launched their first series of collectible NFTs (nonfungible tokens) with eight up for auction that will have premium physical redeemables tied to them as well. There are eight NFTs in the inaugural batch with seven featured on Crypto.com/NFT in an auction-based format for a limited time of only 48 hours, […]

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Kraken Community Iceplex Inks Starbucks as Partner

The Seattle Kraken’s training center has been unveiled as the Kraken Community Iceplex with local corporate titan Starbucks serving as its community impact partner. The three-rink Iceplex is on track to open by September as a purpose-driven center by advancing inclusion and equity in the Northgate neighborhood. Along with being the latest NHL team’s training […]

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NWHL’s Buffalo Beauts and Minnesota Whitecaps Sold to New Investors

The National Women’s Hockey League’s Buffalo Beauts and Minnesota Whitecaps have been sold by W Hockey Partners to NLTT Ventures, LLC, an entity that combines NL Sports, led by Andy Scurto, and Top Tier Sports, led by Neil Leibman, making all six of the league’s teams privately owned. Scurto and Leibman have both been involved […]

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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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Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team

Four-time Olympian Catherine Raney-Norman Named Chair of Salt Lake City Olympic Bid Efforts

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games has named Catherine Raney-Norman, a four-time Olympic speedskater, as its chair as it looks to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games back to Utah for 2030 or 2034. Cindy Crane, who steered the group through its formative period, announced the changes following a June 9 governing […]

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Swimmers train at the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

USA Swimming Partners with Fanatics on Merchandise

As the rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo approach in just a few months and with less than a year to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, national governing bodies are finalizing new partnerships — or extending existing ones — ahead of what for many NGBs is the biggest […]

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