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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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2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials Start Time Changed

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon start time for the event on February 3, 2024, in Orlando, Florida, will be moved to 10 a.m. Eastern time after concerns were raised by runners about the original proposed start time two hours later in the day. The course will have one 2.2-mile loop and three 8-mile […]

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USA Skimo Enters Into Agreement With U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee

The United States Ski Mountaineering Association and U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee have agreed to establish an Olympic high-performance program for ski mountaineering before the sport makes its debut at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina, Italy. The agreement establishes the roles and responsibilities of USSMA and the USOPC in selecting and sending athletes […]

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Skip Gilbert Returns as Chair of ACES Board of Directors

US Youth Soccer Chief Executive Officer Skip Gilbert is returning to his role as chair of the Board of Directors for the Association of Chief Executive Officers for Sport. He succeeds USA Triathlon’s Rocky Harris, who recently stepped down to join the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee as its chief of sport and athlete services. […]

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Victoria Brumfield Named USA Triathlon Interim CEO

Victoria Brumfield has been named the interim chief executive officer at USA Triathlon effective September 3 as Rocky Harris moves from the national governing body to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. “The USA Triathlon Board of Directors met extensively throughout the past week to ensure consistency and stability during the CEO transition,” said […]

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USOPC Names Rocky Harris as Chief of Sport and Athlete Services

Rocky Harris, who has been chief executive officer of USA Triathlon since 2017 and overseen the national governing body’s rise in recent years, will join the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee as chief of sport and athlete services. In the new role, he will oversee athlete service programming — inclusive of athlete mental and […]

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USA Triathlon Reaches Milestone in NCAA Championship Effort

USA Triathlon has secured its 40th university offering women’s triathlon at the varsity level, the minimum number that the NCAA will consider for potential championship consideration. Cal Poly Humboldt in Arcata, California, will become the 40th program, beginning competition in fall 2022. Triathlon has been considered an emerging sport by the NCAA since 2014. That designation began […]

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USA Triathlon Launches New Gravel Triathlon Series

Building off the rapidly growing trend of gravel-related races springing up around the country, USA Triathlon has announced the inaugural 2022 USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series with eight events spread throughout the country. Paired with the first USA Triathlon Gravel National Championships to be held June 3 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the series offers endurance sports […]

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PTO to Host First U.S. Triathlon Tour Event in Irving, Texas

The Professional Triathletes Organization will host its first PTO Tour event in the United States – The PTO USA Open – in partnership with USA Triathlon, the Dallas Sports Commission and the City of Irving. The event will staged September 17–18 in Las Colinas–Irving, Texas. The inaugural PTO USA Open will be the third race […]

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USA Triathlon to Invest $100,000-Plus to Drive Youth Multisport Participation

USA Triathlon will invest more than $100,000 to increase opportunities and access for current and prospective youth athletes across the multisport community through its 2022 Return to Racing Youth Stimulus Package. The program includes free youth event sanctioning, free youth clinic sanctioning, free registration for youth clubs, 10 free youth memberships to race directors and […]

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