Tag: 2024 Olympic Summer Games

Worlds Project USA
Fans watch during the World Athletics Championships on July 22, 2022, in Eugene, Oregon. The venue will host the upcoming U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

USA Track & Field Heads to Eugene, Hayward Field Once Again

It’s almost expected on some level that if a track and field event is big — really big — that it at least stops in, if not becomes a regular visitor, to Eugene, Oregon. There are the multiple NCAA Outdoor Championships within the past decade. The annual Prefontaine Classic is a must for any athletics […]

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Olympics Paris Seine
The Seine flows though Paris, with the Eiffel Tower at center, in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, file)

Swimming Still on for Seine after Rain, IOC Says

Swimming events scheduled for the River Seine are still planned even after heavy rain cancelled a test event scheduled for this week, the International Olympic Committee said during this week’s Executive Board meetings. A $1.5 billion investment to improve the water quality has been one of the centerpieces of Paris organizers’ plan for a legacy […]

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OLY Paris Olympic Rings
The Olympic rings are seen on the Eiffel Tower after organizers mounted the rings on Friday as the French capital marks 50 days until the start of the Summer Games. The 95-foot-long and 43-foot-high structure of five rings, made entirely of recycled French steel, will be displayed on the south side of the 135-year-old historic landmark in central Paris, overlooking the Seine River. (AP Photo/Aurelien Morissard)

50 Days until Paris Olympics 2024: Athletes, Storylines and More

The largest sporting event ever organized in France, the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris will be groundbreaking in more ways than one. With more than 10,000 athletes in 200 countries descending into Europe, one of the preeminent sporting events in the world will be organized in a time of sporting and international […]

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Lucas Oil Stadium Trials Setup
The U.S. Olympic Trials for swimming will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the first time the Trials have been held in an NFL stadium. Rendering courtesy Indiana Sports Corp

Why USA Swimming Put a Pool in Lucas Oil Stadium for the Olympic Trials

Indianapolis has been the location for several firsts within the sports-event industry. It was the first Super Bowl host to organize a Fan Village in 2012, something the NFL now requires of any future host. It was the first city to host an entire NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. And this summer, Indianapolis will host the […]

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OLY Paris Torch Arrival
The Belem, a three-masted sailing ship bringing the Olympic flame from Greece, center, sails past a containership decorated with the Paris 2024 logo when approaching Marseille on Wednesday. After leaving Marseille, a vast relay route is undertaken before the torch odyssey ends in Paris. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

Olympic Torch Arrives in France Amid Fanfare, High Security in Marseille

Thousands gathered in the French port city of Marseille as the Olympic torch arrived in the host country with less than 80 days before the 2024 Olympic Summer Games open in Paris. A majestic three-mast ship carried the Olympic torch from Greece for the welcoming ceremony at sunset Wednesday. The ship sailed into Marseille’s Old […]

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Boarding of the athletes – Paris 2024

Bach: Paris Opening Ceremony to be ‘Iconic’ on Seine

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach told French media recently the Opening Ceremony plans for this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Paris will be “unforgettable for the athletes, and everybody will be safe and secure” as security plans ahead of the July 26 event has dominated discussion. “The very meticulous, very professional approach (from French […]

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Delta Unveils Team USA-Inspired Airbus Ahead of 2024 Olympics

Delta Airlines has unveiled a custom Airbus A350 Team USA aircraft livery that will be in use all summer in honor of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris. The Team USA-inspired A350 commemorates Delta’s eight-year partnership with the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, which runs through the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic […]

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USOC Summit Olympics
American weightlifter Hampton Morris at 61kg won gold in the clean and jerk at the 2023 World Weightlifting Championships, the first U.S. athlete to win in decades. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Olympic Weightlifting Focuses Sights Beyond Past Controversy

Weightlifting is one of the few links from the first Olympic Summer Games of modern history to today. Appearing at the 1896 Games in Athens, it has been a mainstay of the program since 1920. But the sport has endured turmoil for most of its recent Olympic history. Between the 2008 and 2012 Games, nearly […]

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USOPC, On Location Selling Day Passes to Team USA House at 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Single-day tickets are now on sale to Team USA House, the home base for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris. It will be the first time that the Team USA House is open to the public and the first time there will be a […]

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