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How Utah Capitalized on Beijing’s Olympic Spectator Ban

When Beijing’s organizers decided to ban foreign spectators from attending the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, it shone an even brighter spotlight on a previous host — with many hoping that it can repeat those hosting duties in the future. Families have descended for watch parties every night in Park City, Utah, where the […]

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In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

What to Watch for at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Between the controversies surrounding the host to a pandemic still ongoing after two years, there has never been an Olympic Winter and Paralympic Games like this. In the Olympic coverage preceding this year’s Games, very little of it has been focused on the athletes. Even NBC has been downgrading some of its ratings guarantees to […]

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Maame Biney is Done Being Comfortable — And Ready for the Olympic Spotlight

After cruising to victory in the women’s 500 meters, a visibly relieved and emotional Maame Biney met the assembled media at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for short-track speedskating. “I’m super excited to be racing again,” said Biney that December afternoon at the Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah, having had an injury in the early […]

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U.S. Figure Skating Signs Official Cruise Line Partner

American Cruise Lines has been named the official cruise line of U.S. Figure Skating and will start its affiliation as the presenting sponsor of 2019 Skate America, October 18–20, in Las Vegas. The one-year partnership is the first between the two organizations. 2019 Skate America, which will be staged at Orleans Arena, is the first […]

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