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Sustaining Olympic Dreams: Inside the USOPC and NGB Funding Process

The Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris will be the quadrennial chance for athletes representing the United States to win medals on the biggest global stage possible — and it comes at a time where the ability to chase Olympic legend status can be hard financially, which has led to a revamping of how […]

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USOPC Chief Executive Officer Sarah Hirshland, left, and Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games Chief Executive Officer Fraser Bullock chat with the media in February 2023 at the state capitol building in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee Awards CEO Sarah Hirshland Contract Extension

Sarah Hirshland will be given a five-year contract extension to stay as chief executive officer for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday evening. The AP’s report said in a letter to the USOPC community, chairman Gene Sykes said Hirshland’s “accountability, transparency, and inclusivity has transformed our organization.” “Notably, […]

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Single-Day Tickets Available to Team USA House at Paris 2024 Paralympics

Single-day tickets have gone on sale to Team USA House for the 2024 Paralympic Summer Games in Paris to mark the 100-day countdown until the Opening Ceremony, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee has announced. Located at the Palais Brongniart in Paris’ second arrondissement, it will be the first time that the Team USA […]

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Delta Unveils Team USA-Inspired Airbus Ahead of 2024 Olympics

Delta Airlines has unveiled a custom Airbus A350 Team USA aircraft livery that will be in use all summer in honor of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris. The Team USA-inspired A350 commemorates Delta’s eight-year partnership with the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, which runs through the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic […]

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Macron: Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony Could be Moved

The most highly anticipated Opening Ceremony in Olympic history has a backup plan to a more traditional setting, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday. The ceremony is scheduled to be 84 boats on the Seine along a 3.7-mile route toward the Eiffel Tower to open the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. In January, the number of […]

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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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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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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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