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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.

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…

Calgary, the largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta, has been awarded the rights to host the Winter X Games for three years from 2020

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 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…

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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.