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The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
No Postponements for NFL as Aaron Rodgers’ Toe Draws All the Attention

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. NBA 2021–2022 Fan Policies for COVID | NHL 2021–2022 Fan […]

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IOC President Thomas Bach talks after an Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on September 8. Photo Courtesy IOC/Philippe Woods

Strict Protocols Expected in Beijing for 2022 Olympic Winter Games, IOC Says

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, in an open letter published by the IOC, said that those competing and attending the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing should expect the same level of COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place as were this past summer in Tokyo for the rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer Games. “While […]

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Lausanne | SwitzerlandIOC President, Thomas BACH starts the press conference after the Executive Board meeting.Copyright: IOC/Philippe Woods
IOC President Thomas Bach talks after an Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on September 8. Photo Courtesy IOC/Philippe Woods

IOC Helping People Leave Afghanistan; Bach Says Around 100 Evacuated

The International Olympic Committee has helped around 100 members of the Olympic community leave Afghanistan during the past several weeks as the Taliban asserted control over the country, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday after the first IOC Executive Board meeting post-Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. Bach said all athletes who competed in Tokyo […]

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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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Milwaukee to Host 2022 U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Long Track Speedskating

US Speedskating has selected the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee as the site for the 2022 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Long Track Speedskating starting January 5, 2022. The trials will last through January 9 and will determine the U.S. Olympic Long Track Speedskating Team for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Ticket […]

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