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Sports World Reacts to Olympic Postponement

As the International Olympic Committee announced that the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games have been postponed to 2021, sports-event organizations around the United States and the world have been reacting to the news. Here is a sample of their reactions. United States National Governing Bodies USA Archery While we saw this news coming through evolvements Continue Reading

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Tokyo 2020 Volleyball Complex Holds Grand Opening

The site for volleyball and wheelchair basketball in the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games has been officially inaugurated by Tokyo officials in a ceremony that blended sports and entertainment at the Ariake Arena. The arena seats 15,000 and is one of the last permanent venues that was opened to the public, with the aquatic Continue Reading

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Airbnb Becomes Olympic and Paralympic Partner

Airbnb has signed sponsorship agreements with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee through 2028, a move aimed at offering alternative housing options around the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The deal with the IOC includes accommodation provisions that are expected to reduce costs for Olympic Games organizers and stakeholders, minimize the need for Continue Reading

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Denver to Host Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals

Adaptive Sports USA has announced that Denver will host its 2020 Junior Nationals. The event, scheduled for July 19–24 at venues across the city, will feature more than 300 athletes as well as their coaches and family members. Athletes up to age 22 will compete in six sports: Archery, paratriathlon, powerlifting, shooting, swimming, and track Continue Reading

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International Paralympic Committee Proposes Separation from 10 Sports

Sports such as athletics, ice hockey and swimming would no longer by managed by the International Paralympic Committee as part of a new proposal made at the organization’s meeting in Germany. Under the strategic plan that has been put forward after more than a year of consultation, the IPC would cease being the international federation Continue Reading

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Minneapolis to Host 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials

Minneapolis will host the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for cycling, swimming and track and field, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee has announced. It is the second time that the trials will have three sports concurrently organized, having been held in that fashion in 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 2020 event, to Continue Reading

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Three U.S. Paralympic Sports Unveil New Brand Marks

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has unveiled new brand marks and identities for U.S. Paralympics Cycling, U.S. Paralympics Swimming and U.S. Paralympics Track & Field—the three Paralympic summer sports managed by U.S. Paralympics. According to the USOPC, the new visual identities are designed to create unique identities for each sport and to raise Continue Reading

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U.S. Olympic Committee Formally Changes Name

The United States Olympic Committee formally changed its name to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), it announced Thursday during its quarterly meeting in Chicago. The name change was unanimously approved by the USOPC board of directors, and is effective immediately on its social and digital platforms. Changes to signage at the U.S. Continue Reading

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