Governments, Sports Bodies Grapple With Coronavirus Impact on Olympics

1 week ago admin Comments Off on Governments, Sports Bodies Grapple With Coronavirus Impact on Olympics
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Athletes Advisory Council described as "an important step" the move by the International Olympic Committee to consider postponing the Tokyo Games. U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field had already called for a delay in the Games, scheduled to start July 24. Read More

Olympic Games Postponement Among Steps Being Considered by International Olympic Committee

1 week ago admin Comments Off on Olympic Games Postponement Among Steps Being Considered by International Olympic Committee
Mar. 22, 2020 By KENNETH J. BRADDICK Postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo is being considered by the International Olympic Committee that announced a major shift in its position after what it announced Sunday as a review of steps to deal with “rapidly changing development of the health situation around the world.” The IOC Read More

Windsor & Hickstead International Dressage Shows Canceled, Wiesbaden Joins Hagen & Mannheim Cancelling in Germany

1 week ago admin Comments Off on Windsor & Hickstead International Dressage Shows Canceled, Wiesbaden Joins Hagen & Mannheim Cancelling in Germany
Great Britain's Windsor CDI4* scheduled for mid-May and Hickstead CDI3* for late June as well as Wiesbaden CDI4*, a major German show in early June, have been canceled, according to the International Equestrian Federation calendar. Read More

US Olympic Dressage Team Selection Upended by Show Cancellations

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on US Olympic Dressage Team Selection Upended by Show Cancellations
The United States Olympic selection program has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic with the prospects of a European tour to determine the dressage team dimmed by the growing number of show cancellations. Read More

Hundreds of Show Horses Booked to Return Home After Coronavirus Closes Wellington Dressage, Jumping, Polo

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Hundreds of Show Horses Booked to Return Home After Coronavirus Closes Wellington Dressage, Jumping, Polo
Hundreds of show horses were booked to return to their homes after the coronavirus pandemic caused early closing of Florida's Winter Equestrian and Global Dressage Festivals and U.S. polo tournaments along with cancellation of Global Champions Tour events in Mexico and Miami Read More

International Olympic Committee Declares it “Remains Fully Committed” to Tokyo Olympics Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on International Olympic Committee Declares it “Remains Fully Committed” to Tokyo Olympics Despite Coronavirus Pandemic
The International Olympic Committee declared Tuesday it "remains fully committed" to the Tokyo Games despite the coronavirus pandemic and with more than four months to go "there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage." Read More

Top 12 riders at Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Shortened by Coronavirus Split Almost Quarter Million Dollars in Prize Money

2 weeks ago admin Comments Off on Top 12 riders at Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Shortened by Coronavirus Split Almost Quarter Million Dollars in Prize Money
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 17, 2020–The top 12 riders at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival shortened by the coronavirus pandemic split almost a quarter million dollars in prize money on the world’s richest dressage circuit. The top group of riders came from seven nations, while overall 70 riders from 14 countries on five continents–Asia, Oceania, Europe Read More