Check out the latest news and press releases, timeline information, and what's changed since 1976.


The New Norm

The New Norm was just announced on Feb. 6, 2018, and focuses on six recommendations of Agenda 2020 related to the organization of the Games.

News & Releases

Stay up to date with the latest news stories and press releases regarding the exploratory process for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games​.

What's Changed Since 1976?

In May 1970, Denver was awarded the 1976 Olympic Winter Games. In November 1972, an amendment to the state's constitution outlawing the use of…

History & Process

The International Olympic Committee has initiated a new, streamlined candidature process for cities interested in bidding on the Games.​


At this point, the Exploratory Committee is simply determining whether it is feasible for Denver to submit a bid for an Olympic and Paralympic Winter…

Agenda 2020

Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. While it contains 40 recommendations for safeguarding the…

Colorado Olympians

Colorado Olympic and Paralympic pride runs deep with the success of the U.S. in the 2018 Olympics being largely decided by athletes who were either…