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Feb 26, 2021

It's another week with a TBach press conference, so we take the opportunity to dive into the International Olympic Committee's new five-year plan/math problem called Agenda 2020 +5. We also have a report from the IOC's Future Host Commission. Could the Olympics go back to Australia in 2032? Plus, more feelings about...


Jul 23, 2020

We report back on what went down in the International Olympic Committee's 136th Session, which is the big gathering of all IOC members. We've got an announcement from TBach, news from Tokyo 2020, plus reports from all of the other Games on the docket.

Today is also one year to go until Tokyo 2020 (in 2021), so the Tokyo...


Jun 27, 2019

Hope you had a great Olympic Day! Alison did some sport climbing; Jill did elements of a triathlon, and we both participated on Team Olympic Fever for Team USA's Virtual Race (we're currently sitting in 3rd place--wooo!).

We loved seeing everyone's celebrations -- if you haven't gotten your participation certificate,...


Jun 6, 2019

At the International Olympic Committee Executive Board meeting a couple of weeks ago, the IOC Evaluation Commission for the Olympic Winter Games 2026 presented a report of its site visits. This large presentation shares details about each bid and sums up some of the important areas the IOC membership should consider...


Mar 28, 2019

The International Olympic Committee's Executive Board met for a couple of days this week. We give you the lowdown on their agenda (warning: there is breakdancing talk).

Plus, we've got a huge slice of TOFU, including your opportunity to meet biathlete Clare Egan this weekend in Jericho, VT at a clinic for girls that's...