• Tokyo Readies For Its Moment

    9 monthes ago - By SportsTravel

    Up next for the International Olympic Committee is the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo. And to take advantage of the audience in Pyeongchang, Tokyo 2020 established a house in the Gangneung Olympic Park to get fans excited about what comes next.
    The Tokyo Games will feature several new sports on the program: surfing, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and the Olympic return of baseball/softball. Information about all those sports was available at the pavilion and guests could also try out the sports in virtual form.
    In addition, the “Tokyo Travellers” program took 3D...
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  • A Look Inside USA House in Pyeongchang

    A Look Inside USA House in Pyeongchang

    9 monthes ago - By SportsTravel

    At past Olympic Games, USA House has traditionally been a refuge of sorts for athletes and their families and an area for the U.S. Olympic Committee to cater to its corporate sponsors in a safe atmosphere with cuisine they all recognize from home.
    In Rio de Janeiro , the venture was an enormous operation with the USOC taking over a five-story school, renovating the building and leaving the improvements behind as a legacy for the host city. There was also a retail store attached for the public to enter and purchase Team USA gear. (The rest of the facility is typically closed to the general...
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