Winter Olympics

The organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have invited companies to bid for official supplier contracts in several categories

John Furlong, who led Vancouver’s successful bid for the 2010 winter Olympic Games, has urged the Canadian city to consider bidding for the 2030 edition of the event, stating that the timing is “very, ver…

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) executive board has approved Sapporo’s bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee on Friday voted to award the Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2024 to Gangwon Province in South Korea

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed it is in talks with Sapporo, Salt Lake City and Barcelona about hosting the 2030 Winter Olympics

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said he is confident the Japanese city of Sapporo will make a strong bid to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

The IOC has announced Finnish Olympian and IOC member Sari Essayah will chair the coordination commission for the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo Winter Olympics in 2026

Vincenzo Novari has been announced as the chief executive of the 2026 winter Olympic Games, which will be held in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo in Italy.

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has updated its Rule 40 marketing guidelines for athletes, giving them greater freedom to associate with sponsors during Olympic and Paralympic…

The organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have adopted a less-is-more approach to their domestic sponsorship programme. Zhang Dan reports on their progress in becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter Games.

The IOC is undertaking a range of reforms designed to make bidding for and hosting the Olympics less costly and less complex. Jonathan Dyson asks whether any progress is being made, including in the current 2026 Winter Olympics bidding race, and looks at what more needs to be done.

Adam Nelson looks into Pyeongchang 2018's commercial work, and finds that some of the concerns that dogged the Games late last year are easing.

The ski jumping venue for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will become the world’s first permanent ski jumping course when it is built according to the local Shijingshan district government.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has begun its 134th Session in Lausanne, where the host of the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will be chosen

Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden, and Margot Wallström, the country’s foreign minister, have given their backing to Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. “

The executive council chairs of the three Swedish regions proposed to host the 2026 edition of the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have published a joint letter of support for the bid

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has resisted further calls to change the organisation’s controversial Rule 40 clause and urged athletes to negotiate directly with their National O…

The Italian government has officially signed guarantees in support of the Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, while Latvia’s Prime Minister has also declared his…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it has received assurances of political backing for Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee has said the bids for the 2026 winter Olympic Games reflect the “very positive impact” of the Agenda 2020 reform package after Stockholm-Åre and Milan-Cortina submitted thei…

Salt Lake City, Utah will be put forward to host a second Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2030, beating Denver, Colorado to the nomination

The International Olympic Committee and worldwide TOP partner Alibaba Group have announced the launch of the first-ever Olympic store on Tmall, China’s largest B2C online marketplace for brands and retailers.

Denver is looking to stage the 2030 Winter Olympics with a radical hosting model which would split events between different states across North America

The Salt Lake City Council has approved a resolution supporting an “expression of interest” agreement with the United States Olympic Committee, formalising its interest in bidding to host the Winter Oly…

The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) has maintained Stockholm’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is in a “very good” position following meetings with city authorities, as officials prepa…

The process to determine the host of the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is officially a two-horse race after Calgary city council unanimously agreed to end the Canadian city’s bid.

Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics looks to be over after a majority of voters said ‘no’ to the proposal in a non-binding referendum. U

The field for a potential US bid for the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has narrowed with Reno-Tahoe electing to exit the process stating that to proceed further would be “untenable and unwise”.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has said Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo’s joint bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games can proceed without financial backing from the…

Calgary’s bid to land the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will head to a plebiscite later this month after narrowly surviving a city council vote held yesterday (Wednesday).

Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is still alive after federal and provincial governments agreed on a funding proposal that would make more public dollars available to p…

Naheed Nenshi, the mayor of Calgary, has threatened to cancel the city’s bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics unless an agreement on funding is reached.

The organising committees of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, under which both organisations will cooperate on the…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected calls for it to cover a funding shortfall for the CAD $5.23bn (USD $4bn) Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics project

The bid committee for Stockholm’s effort to land the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has said it will stage immediate talks with the Swedish city’s government after a new coalition appeared to …