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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.

Schools in developing sports markets such as China and India are forging links that could eventually push them towards the top set in sports business postgraduate academia. Richard Mulligan reports.

The entertainment factor has brought spectators closer to the heart of some of the most forward-thinking events in the burgeoning winter sports sector. Dominic Bliss finds out more.

Europe’s short-lived hosting of ESPN’s X Games is set to be revived, but with the failed 2022 winter Olympic Games bidder Oslo in the driving seat, will the action sports event be back for good?

A football club has taken matters in its own hands to drum up support for an Olympics bid. Rory Squires explains why.

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 winter sports industry in China is now worth over $50bn (€45bn), the local organising committee for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games has told an International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission.

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

Hosting rights to the 2023 World Para Snow Sports Championships have been awarded in Sweden to Östersund and Åre, while the International Ski Federation (FIS) has revealed six bids for its four World C…

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While Russian clothing brand Bosco di Ciliegi held a strong market position at home, overseas awareness was zero. So when the group was approached by the Russian Olympic Committee to create the Russian uniforms for the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, it seized the opportunity to gain some international recognition.