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During his trip to the United States this week, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, center, met with the outgoing USOPC Board Chair Susanne Lyons, right, and incoming Board Chair Gene Sykes, left. Photo via IOC

Bach Around America: IOC Leader visits LA28, World Athletics Championships, World Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has been around the United States over the past week in a series of meetings with national and international stakeholders as the IOC detailed on Tuesday. In the past week, Bach has visited New York City; Birmingham, Alabama; Eugene, Oregon; and Los Angeles, where on Monday organizers for LA28 […]

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2026 Cross Country World Championships Heading to Tallahassee; Tokyo to Host 2025 World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Council has selected Tallahassee, Florida, to host the 2026 World Athletics Cross Country Championships, while also selecting Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium to host the 2025 World Athletics Championships and awarding the 2025 world cross country championships to Croatia. The announcement was made during the 228th World Athletics Council Meeting in Oregon ahead of […]

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Lord Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, discusses the sports world and the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the inaugural TEAMS Europe withJason Gewirtz, vice president, Sports Division, Northstar Meetings Group and the executive editor and publisher of SportsTravel.

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Leadership at Inaugural TEAMS Europe

The value of sport in communities and how staging events such as the Olympic and Paralympic SummerGames can have a catalytic effect on improving them was one of the key messages delivered by Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, during his keynote address at the inaugural TEAMS Europe held this […]

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Sebastian Coe to Keynote Inaugural TEAMS Europe in London

  TEAMS Europe, the first international event produced by the TEAMS (Travel, Events and Management in Sports) Conference & Expo—the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry—has announced Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, as its keynote speaker. Formerly a member of the UK Parliament, Lord Coe has […]

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Daniil Medvedev of Russia will be allowed to defend his championship at the U.S. Open this summer in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association announced. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Russian, Belarussian Players Allowed at U.S. Open

Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine has resulted in widespread reaction throughout the sports world over the past three months, with individuals banned in some cases and teams temporarily barred from others. We will continue to monitor develops throughout the weeks to come as they continue to develop. Russian, Belarussian Players Allowed at U.S. Open The […]

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World Athletics Championships Oregon22 Release Ticket Information

The local organizing committee for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 will start the public sale of tickets for next year’s event at 9 a.m. PST on July 15, one year to go until the first day of action. The event is set to take place July 15–24, 2022 and will be the first time the […]

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World Athletics Releases Schedule for 2022 Championships in Oregon

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22 has released its full schedule of events for the first time the event will be held in the United States, including a shuffling of the traditional dates where certain events will be staged. The event will be held July 15–24, 2022. The 10-day schedule for the event at the new […]

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IOC Says No Athlete Protests Allowed on Podium Or Field of Play in Tokyo

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee said in March that athletes will be allowed to perform acts of demonstration against racial and social injustice at the U.S. team trials, including acts such as kneeling on the podium or raising a fist as Tommie Smith and John Carlos famously did at the 1968 Olympic Summer […]

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IOC Will Not Require Vaccines at Olympics, But Outlines First Requirements for Stakeholders

The International Olympic Committee will not require vaccines for athletes, media and other accredited officials traveling to the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games but has begun to outline how those groups will be tested and monitored for COVID-19 during the events in Tokyo. The IOC and Tokyo 2020 have released the first of four “playbooks” […]

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2022 World Athletics Championship Unveils Logo

World Athletics Championships (WCH) Oregon22, the local organizing committee for the 2022 world championships in Eugene, Oregon, has revealed a new logo and launched its website, social media channels and overarching brand identity. The move comes 600 days out from the event that was rescheduled from 2021, and comes on the same day the international […]

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