Tag: IOC

Katrina Adams

Katrina Adams Named Global Winner of IOC Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champions Award

Katrina Adams, the former United States Tennis Association chief executive officer and first African American to hold that position, is the global winner of the 2023 IOC Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champions Award The award was announced on International Women’s Day to celebrate Adams. Known as the IOC Women and Sport Awards from 2000 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Winter Olympics Salt Lake City
In this February 8, 2002, file photo, fireworks burst over the athlete tribune at the Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium in Salt Lake City during the Opening Ceremonies for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Salt Lake City is in line to host the Games again in 2034 after being invited to targeted dialogue by the International Olympic Committee. (AP Photo/Frank Gunn, File)

SLC-Utah 2034 Olympic Organizers Submit Bid to International Olympic Committee

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games officially submitted its bid to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on Thursday to the International Olympic Committee with an eye toward being officially announced as the host for a future Games on July 24. The International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission invited Salt Lake […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Milan Cortina IOC 2026

IOC Wraps Up Inspection Visit of 2026 Olympic Winter Games Progress

The International Olympic Committee has finished a series of visits to check in on the progress of the local organizing committee for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in the Veneto region of Italy, including the much-debated site for sliding events and other venues that are still under construction. Organizers of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Italy Cortina Bobsled Track
A view of the bobsled track in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, is seen in a 2021 file photo. Bobsledding tradition in Cortina goes back nearly a century and locals are hoping that the Eugenio Monti track can be reopened for the 2026 Olympics in the Italian resort. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)

2026 Winter Olympic Organizers Approve Proposal to Rebuild Bobsled Track

Organizers of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games insisted on Tuesday at a board meeting that they will host sliding events by spending $89 million on rebuilding an old track in Cortina d’Ampezzo, continuing their long dispute with the International Olympic Committee as the IOC insists on having events held elsewhere. The local organizing committee for […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Trinity Ellis of Canada – Nations Cup
Trinity Ellis of Canada competes in the Nations Cup as part of the Eberspächer Luge World Cup in Lake Placid, New York, on December 7, 2023. Trinity finished in Second. Photo courtesy of Olympic Regional Development Authority

IOC Decision on 2026 Olympic Sliding Events Due End of January

The International Olympic Committee will reveal its plans for where the sliding events of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games will be held at the end of this month, the organization confirmed on Thursday. The IOC has insisted that an existing ice sliding venue outside Italy must be picked to avoid extra spending on construction. The […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
IOC Bach
IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during the annual Session meeting, held in Mumbai, India. Photo via International Olympic Committee.

Report: Japan May Host 2026 Olympic Esports Games

The International Olympic Committee is looking at creating an Olympic Esports Games in 2026 and have it hosted in Japan, Kyodo News reported recently. The report said “Japanese officials are expected to step up talks in 2024 at the IOC’s request.” The IOC has committed to an expanded interest in esports, with President Thomas Bach […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
OLY Paris 2024 Tickets
The Olympic rings are set up at Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo//Michel Euler, File)

IOC Confirms ‘Neutral’ Russian Athletes Can Compete at Paris Olympics

Having spent months laying the groundwork for the inevitable announcement in spite of widespread protests within Ukraine and other parts of Europe, the International Olympic Committee finally confirmed Friday that some Russian athletes will be allowed to compete at the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris. The IOC said in a statement released late Friday […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Sphere
The Sphere in Las Vegas will host the 2024 NHL Draft. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

NHL Plans 2024 at Las Vegas Sphere, Floats 2025 International Tournament

Commissioner Gary Bettman said the National Hockey League will hold its 2024 draft at the Sphere in Las Vegas and could organize a four-nation, in-season tournament in 2025. Bettman revealed details of his future plans Tuesday during Day 2 of the NHL Board of Governors meeting in Seattle. The draft would be held in late […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Winter Olympics Salt Lake City
In this February 8, 2002, file photo, fireworks burst over the athlete tribune at the Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium in Salt Lake City during the Opening Ceremonies for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Salt Lake City is in line to host the Games again in 2034 after being invited to targeted dialogue by the International Olympic Committee. (AP Photo/Frank Gunn, File)

Salt Lake City in Line to Host 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

It’s targeted dialogue, not an official bid award. It is not 100 percent confirmed and there will be steps still to take. But peel away the ifs and buts because for all intents and purposes, Salt Lake City will host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission invited […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
OLY Paris 2024 Tickets
The Olympic rings are set up at Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo//Michel Euler, File)

IOC Targets France for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

France is on track to host a pair of Olympic Games within the space of six years after its proposed bid focusing on the Alps region was invited to targeted dialogue by the International Olympic Committee with the goal of being officially awarded the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games next summer — days before […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :