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UCI to Stage Cycling Esports World Championships in Futuristic New York

UCI, the international cycling federation, will partner with the indoor fitness platform Zwift to host the 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships on a course set in futuristic New York. The February 26, 2022, event will be held on a virtual course that will center around Central Park, with Zwift’s New York map transporting riders […]

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IOC to Launch First Virtual and Esports Event

The International Olympic Committee has announced its biggest step yet into the world of esports and virtual sports, announcing an Olympic Virtual Series before the start of the Olympic Summer Games in five sports. The event, which will be held in cooperation with five international federations, marks the first Olympic-licensed event for physical and non-physical […]

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IOC Softening Stance on Esports

At a two-day summit in Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee softened its official stance on esports, opening the door yet further to the possible inclusion of electronic games in future competition. During the meeting, the IOC received a report from David Lappartient, the chairman of the IOC’s esports and gaming liaison group, which is […]

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Rock Hill Awarded 2024 BMX World Championships

The Rock Hill BMX Supercross Park in South Carolina will host the 2024 International Cycling Union BMX World Championships, the UCI announced as part of its awarding of sites for its next four major events. Rock Hill is one of the traditional stopovers of the BMX Supercross World Cup, having hosted rounds in 2015, 2016, […]

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