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SLC IOC Press Conference
Members of the IOC Future Host Commission, the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and USOPC wrap up a four-day visit ahead of a vote for Salt Lake to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Salt Lake City on Track for 2034 Winter Olympic Approval

As we said on this site months ago: peel away the ifs and buts because for all intents and purposes, Salt Lake City will host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. There are qualifiers and there are formal steps to be taken but there is no stopping the bid after a site visit from […]

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IOC Salt Lake Visit
Members of the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games make an opening presentation to the International Olympic Committe's Future Host Commission on the first day of a FHC visit to the potential host of the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

IOC Future Host Commission Starts Salt Lake Olympic Tour

While maintaining that nothing is official and there is still wiggle room, the latest step in Salt Lake City’s march to being formally awarded the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games started Wednesday with the start of a three-day tour by the International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission. The Future Host Commission invited Salt Lake […]

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United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum Hires Michael O’Conor as Chief Growth Officer

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum has named Michael O’Conor as chief growth officer. O’Conor joins the USOPM after serving as the principal of The O’Conor Agency, supporting commercial marketing initiatives and cultivating partnerships for clients including USA Swimming, The National Thoroughbred League and USRowing. Prior to his agency role, O’Conor held key positions […]

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USOPC, NCAA Office of Inclusion Para-college Partnership Continues

Three collegiate national championships will also have adaptive sports activations as part of the overall event, the NCAA Office of Inclusion and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committe have announced in the latest USOPC/NCAA Para-College Inclusion Project that was originally announced in 2023. Programming efforts will again be implemented in wheelchair basketball, track and field […]

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USOPC Headquarters

Analysis: Olympic and Paralympic Commission Report Could Change Sports-Event Landscape

The headlines surrounding the recent report by the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics & Paralympics centered around the future of the U.S. Center for SafeSport, and for good reason. The commission’s work was an outgrowth in part from the sexual abuse scandals at USA Gymnastics and other organizations, and the failure of many […]

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Colorado Springs Veldrome

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center Velodrome to Reopen

The Colorado Springs Olympic & Paralympic Training Center Velodrome will officially reopen on April 1. Once re-opened, the velodrome will introduce training sessions four days a week, classes for adults and youth and an 18-race series on select Friday nights. USA Cycling and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will jointly work to continue building […]

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USOPC Reviewing Olympic Commission Report

A panel charged with reviewing the Olympic structure in the United States is calling for Congress to consider wide-ranging changes in a report that United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Sarah Hirshland called “helpful perspective on many topics that our movement has been evaluating and discussing for many years.” The Commission on […]

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USA Cricket Starts Process to Become Certified National Governing Body

USA Cricket has announced the start of its process to become the sport’s certified National Governing Body after two days of initial meetings with the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. USA Cricket is currently the national federation for cricket in the United States and is officially recognized by the International Cricket Council, which will […]

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Michelob Ultra Named Exclusive Beer Sponsor of Team USA for LA28 Games

Anheuser-Busch has announced that Michelob Ultra has become the exclusive beer sponsor of Team USA for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris, 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Milan Cortina and will be the Official Beer Sponsor of the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. “We are thrilled to announce Team […]

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Dale Neuburger
Dale Neuburger awarding the USA women's water polo team with their gold medals at the World Aquatics Championships - Budapest 2022 (Photo via László Balogh/World Aquatics)

Mary Lou Retton, Bruce Baumgartner and Dale Neuburger Honored by U.S. Olympic Movement

1984 Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton, multi-world and Olympic medals wrestler Bruce Baumgartner and Dale Neuburger, treasurer for World Aquatics and known for his longtime work throughout the Olympic movement both internationally and within the United States, will be recognized by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Endowment during the annual awards ceremony at […]

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