Dropouts from 2026 Winter Olympics bidding race show impact of IOC reforms is yet to reach the public
Lake Placid appears set to host the 2023 winter Universiade after the International University Sports Federation (FISU) approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the US resort’s bid for the multi-sport event.
Thirty-two Russian athletes filed appeals earlier today (Tuesday) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a last-ditch attempt to salvage their place at the winter Olympic Games, which start this Friday in Pyeongchang.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Friday) sanctioned a further four Russian athletes, including Sochi 2014 double-gold medallist Alexandr Zubkov, for their part in a state-backed doping program at Russia’s home winter Olympic Games.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today issued life bans to a further four Russian athletes, including Sochi 2014 gold medallist Alexander Tretyakov, as part of the latest set of sanctions surrounding doping at Russia’s home winter Olympic Games.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has confirmed that it is interested in bidding for the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, but has admitted that it would prefer to stage the 2030 event so as not to interfere with Los Angeles’ hosting of the 2028 summer Games.
Christian Constantin has stepped down as the figurehead of Sion’s bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games amid an investigation by the Swiss Football League (SFL) into an incident that occurred during a game yesterday (Thursday).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that ski mountaineering will be added to the sports programme for the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) amid wider reforms for the event in the Swiss city of Lausanne.
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International Ski Federation (FIS) president Gian Franco Kasper has welcomed news of Innsbruck’s proposed bid for the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stating the Austrian city would have “an excellent chance” of securing the event.
The Austrian Olympic Committee (AOC) has said it will conduct a feasibility study into a bid to return the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to the city of Innsbruck for a third time in 2026.
Organisers of the 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Chinese capital of Beijing will weigh up social sustainability risks before deciding on development projects for the showpiece event, according to a leading official from the country’s Communist Party.
Calgary has moved forward with its plans to bid to stage the 2026 winter Olympic Games after the Canadian city’s council gave the go-ahead for a new committee to be formed to explore the merits of such a move.
Newly-appointed PyeongChang 2018 president Lee Hee-beom has maintained concerns over venue construction and the sponsorship programme for the next edition of the winter Olympic Games will be addressed, after completing his first week in the job.