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Russian Eligibility, Salt Lake’s 2030 Olympic Bid Addressed by USOPC

United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee Board Chair Susanne Lyons said the organization would support having Russian and Belarussian athletes participate at the 2024 Summer Games in Paris if an agreement could be made within the Olympic movement on the athletes being strictly neutral following Friday’s Olympic Summit in Switzerland. The summit, held at IOC […]

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USOPC to Honor Winners of 2020 and 2022 Collegiate Impact Awards

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has announced the winners of its 2020 and 2022 Team USA Collegiate Impact Awards, which honor the top-performing schools represented on Team USA at the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer 2020 and the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The eight inductees which form the inaugural classes will […]

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Team USA Collegiate Awards Partner With NFF Annual Awards Dinner

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s Team USA Collegiate Recognition Awards will be recognized in Las Vegas in conjunction with the 64th NFF Annual Awards Dinner Presented by Las Vegas in December at the Bellagio Resort & Casino for the first time The 2022 collegiate recognition awards will honor leaders from the top three […]

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The U.S. delegation walks into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. AP File Photo

Salt Lake Ready for 2030 Olympic Games if IOC Asks, Organizing Committee Says

Salt Lake City stands ready and willing to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games should it be asked by the International Olympic Committee as the field has slimmed to two contenders, Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games Chief Executive Officer Fraser Bullock said Tuesday. The SLC-Utah Committee for the Games held an […]

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From left, Tom Shephard, Virginia Sung, Patrick Talty and Chris Turner discuss the possibility of NGBs hosting multi-sport events in 2023.

TEAMS ’22: Organizing The New U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Sport Series

One way that cities can capitalize on hosting events is to host several at once. The concept of an Olympic and Paralympic sport series is one where NGBs can combine resources by hosting several of their championships in one location, adding overall prestige to the events and increasing community interest in a variety of sports. […]

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From left: Michael Gett, Aubree Munro, Cheryl Bond and Adam Wisniewski detail the rise of the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. Photo by Jared Wickerham

TEAMS ’22: Detailing the Rise of the Women’s College World Series

The NCAA Women’s College World Series has become one of the most-watched softball tournaments in the world and in 2022, it set an all-time attendance record at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City. But that growth hasn’t come by accident. At the TEAMS Conference & Expo/USOPC SportsLink Educational Session “The Women’s College […]

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The TEAMS Conference will be held October 24–27, 2022, in Oklahoma City. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

TEAMS ’22 to Convene Sports-Events Industry

The TEAMS Conference & Expo, presented by SportsTravel and hosted by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, will convene the sports-events industry at a time when sports events are leading the travel and tourism comeback. TEAMS ’22 at the Oklahoma City Convention Center will also feature educational programming from leaders in the industry, including […]

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United States Olympic Winter Games bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor Elected to USOPC Board of Directors

Elana Meyers Taylor, a four-time Olympian and five-time medal winner, has been elected by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Athletes’ Advisory Council to serve as an athlete representative to the USOPC Board of Directors. The USOPC AAC, which serves as the representative group and voice of active Team USA athletes, is responsible for […]

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USA Table Tennis CEO Virginia Sung Added to USOPC Board

USA Table Tennis Chief Executive Officer Virginia Sung was elected to the board at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee on Wednesday evening, reported The Associated Press. Sung will take over a spot held by former Duke athletic director Kevin White. The AP reported that Sung won election to a board spot over U.S. […]

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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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