Los Angeles 2024
Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

Olympic Venues Since 1896: What’s Still in Use

Ninety-two percent of permanent venues used for the Olympic Games in the 21st century, and 85 percent of all permanent Olympic venues since 1896 remain in use, according to the International Olympic Committee. A recent IOC-commissioned report — “Over 125 years of Olympic venues: post-Games use” — is the first official inventory of the post-Games […]

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1980LakePlacidArena
Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

New York Legislators Look to Bring Olympics Back to Lake Placid

As the the most recent U.S. city to host the Olympic Winter Games is in the midst of bidding to host for a second time, the only two-time U.S. host of a Winter Games is taking the first steps to explore the feasibility of a potential third bid. A motion to create a Commission to […]

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France Alpine Skiing World Cup
Mikaela Shiffrin prepares to start of the women's World Cup giant slalom race in Courchevel, France on December 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Giovanni Maria Pizzato)

USOPC announces 222-member Team for Beijing Olympic Games

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has formally announced the 222-member 2022 U.S. Olympic Team that will compete at the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing ahead of the Opening Ceremony will take place on February 4. Competition begins two days ahead of the Opening Ceremony and finishes on February 20. The 2022 U.S. Olympic […]

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Salt Lake City Olympics
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 Olympic Bid Delegation to visit IOC in November

A delegation from the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee will travel in November to meet with the International Olympic Committee and talk over Salt Lake City’s bid to host the Olympic Winter Games in either 2030 or 2034. A small delegation will head to Lausanne on […]

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China Winter Olympics
A crew member leaps to fix a logo for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics before a launch ceremony to reveal the motto for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics on September 17, 2021. Organizers announced "Together for a Shared Future" as the motto. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Foreign Fans Banned by Beijing 2022 Olympic Organizers

The organizers for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing have announced that no foreign fans will be allowed, a move long expected by observers of the Games, while also saying that unvaccinated athletes must quarantine for 21 days upon arrive into China. “Beijing 2022 informed the (Executive Board) of the principles that will help […]

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Salt Lake City Olympics
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 City Organizes Olympic Bid Committee

Having hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games once before, Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have formed a joint committee “in preparation for a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.” Governor Gary Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall jointly named members to the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games. […]

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