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Montreal Canadiens left wing Christian Dvorak scores a goal against Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger during the third period of a game in Dallas on January 18, 2022. The Canadiens won 5-3. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
NHL Still Plans to Finish Season on Time

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. NBA 2021–2022 Fan Policies for COVID | NHL 2021–2022 Fan […]

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A young child stands near the countdown clock of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics as it crosses into the 100 days countdown to the opening of the Winter Olympics in Beijing on October 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Beijing 2022 Organizers Confirm Closed Loop, Isolation for Winter Olympians

Organizers for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games confirmed, as part of celebrations for the 100-day countdown to the Games, that participants will be strictly isolated from the general population and would be expelled if they violate restrictions of movement put in place to combat COVID-19. Vice mayor and Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee Official Zhang Jiandong […]

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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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Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games Emblem Revealed

“Futura” is the official emblem of the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina, Italy, having won a global public vote with more than 75 percent of the votes from a total of 871,000 cast worldwide. The “Futura” emblem traces a single white line of the number 26, reflecting sustainability and legacy. The winning […]

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Squaw Valley Resort to Drop Derogatory Word From its Name

The home where one of the biggest moments in the United States’ Olympic Winter Games history occurred will have a new name after Squaw Valley Resort announced it will drop its current moniker. The resort cited “extensive research into the etymology and history” of the word after talks with the Washoe Tribe and other Native […]

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IOC, Proctor & Gamble Extend Partnership Through 2028

The International Olympic Committee has extended its partnership with Proctor & Gamble through 2028, establishing an Athletes for Good Fund to support athletic causes while adding global rights to the Paralympic Games for the first time. The deal continues Proctor & Gamble’s presence as an Olympic sponsor for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, […]

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Tim Mapes, the Delta chief marketing and communications officer, announces that the airline will be a sponsor of LA2028 during an event on March 2 at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.

Delta Makes LA28 Sponsorship Official

The 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles has its first major sponsorship agreement, as Delta Airlines announced an eight-year partnership beginning in 2021 that makes it the inaugural founding partner of LA28 along with a supporter for the United States Olympic and Parlaympic teams. The announcement was made at an event at Griffith Observatory […]

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Utah Olympic Park Plans Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

The Utah Olympic Park will expand the number of ski runs in Park City and renovate training facilities as part of an $11 million capital project with an eye toward Salt Lake City’s bid for a second Olympic Winter Games. As many as 10 new ski runs will be built over the next five years […]

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