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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 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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Sophie Goldschmidt Appointed as U.S. Ski & Snowboard President & CEO

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Sophie Goldschmidt as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer starting October 18, succeeding longtime executive Tiger Shaw. Goldschmidt most recently was chief executive officer of the World Surf League. Prior to that, she held executive positions at the National Basketball Association, Women’s Tennis Association, Rugby Football Union, […]

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U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Heading to Lake Placid

The U.S. Olympic Trials for ski jumping and Nordic combined will be heading to the Olympic Jumping Complex and Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York, on December 24–25. The announcement was made by the Olympic Regional Development Authority. Lake Placid was home to competition during the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games and […]

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Palisades Tahoe will be a new stop on the FIS schedule for the 2022–2023 season. Photo courtesy Palisades Tahoe

Palisades Tahoe Chosen as New Name for California Ski Resort

The ski resort that hosted the 1960 Olympic Winter Games in California has been rebranded to Palisades Tahoe, bringing both mountains of the former Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows together under one unified name. The move came after a 2020 commitment by the resort to rename the destination following research into the historical and current usage […]

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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)

Lake Placid World Cup Luge Race Moved to Russia

USA Luge has seen its flagship World Cup stop in Lake Placid, New York, taken off the calendar by the International Luge Federation for the second year in a row after the FIL cited difficulty getting foreign athletes into the country during the pandemic. The planned World Cup stops in Lake Placid along with Whistler, […]

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Irvine’s Great Park Ice and FivePoint Arena to host Curling Night in America

Irvine, California, will host its first major international curling competition as NBCSN’s Curling Night in America will be held at the Great Park Ice & Five Point Arena on August 24—27. The event is a result of a partnership between USA Curling, NBC Sports Network, the World Curling Federation and the United States Olympic and […]

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NWHL On Verge of Adding Team in Montreal

The National Women’s Hockey League will continue its move north of the border by expanding into Montreal starting next season, adding a seventh team to the league. The anticipated expansion was reported by The Associated Press, saying that an announcement was scheduled in February but pushed back after the Isobel Cup playoffs were postponed. NWHL […]

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Tiger Shaw has been president and CEO of U.S. Ski & Snowboard since 2013. (Photo by Billie Weiss/TEAMS)

U.S. Ski & Snowboard President and CEO Tiger Shaw to Step Down after Beijing 2022

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Tiger Shaw will resign effective March 1, 2022, following the Beijing Olympic Winter Games. Shaw will be named CEO Emeritus upon his resignation and join the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation Board as a trustee focusing on several key fundraising priorities. The Board […]

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Erie to Host Entire NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Championship

Following similar decisions in basketball, the NCAA has announced that it will stage all rounds of the 2021 Collegiate Women’s Ice Hockey Championship in Erie, Pennsylvania, which had been scheduled to host the Frozen Four. Host institution Mercyhurst University, the Erie Sports Commission and Erie Insurance Arena will work in conjunction to host the eight […]

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2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Relocated to Las Vegas

The 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, scheduled to take place in San Jose, California, in January, will be held instead in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with San Jose’s SAP Center selected as host for the 2023 national event. The 2021 event will take place from January 11–21. Fans who planned on attending […]

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