Winter Olympics

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 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…

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.

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 …

The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) has approved a joint bid from Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo to host the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2026.

The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) has confirmed that its official bid to host the 2026 Olympic Games will comprise Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, with Turin dropping out.

The Japanese city of Sapporo has become the latest candidate to drop out of the race to host the 2026 Olympic Games, while the Calgary City Council has voted to continue with its bid

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has reportedly put forward four options to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the sport’s potential participation at the 2022 winter Olympic G…

Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala has maintained the city is still a part of the bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, but has renewed his attack on the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) for its…

Mary Moran has been appointed as chief executive of the organisation leading Calgary’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, as the Canadian city’s council approved the wording of the que…

The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) has opted to change course with its bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games by putting forward a joint proposal from Cortina d’Ampezzo, Milan and Turin.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has maintained a Calgary bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games would represent low risk as the Canadian city continues to assess its options