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Niti Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Niti Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Government's think-tank Niti Aayog has devised a short-term and medium-to-long term action plan to help India achieve 50 medals in 2024 summer Olympics.

Rome's Olympics 2024 bid all but over as mayor refuses to give formal backing

Rome's Olympics 2024 bid all but over as mayor refuses to give formal backing

After years of mismanagement of the city, hosting an Olympics is not top of her list of priorities.

Abhinav Bindra shares truth about Olympic champions, says India can't cut corners

Abhinav Bindra shares truth about Olympic champions, says India can't cut corners

The 33-year-old, however, feels that India's Rio campaign wasn't that bad, and an early medal could have changed the mood and also the overall result.

Militant threat won't affect France's 2024 Olympics bid: Hollande

The militant attacks that have convulsed France in the past 18 months should not weaken France`s bid to host the 2024 Olympics, President Francois Hollande said.

Cricket's Olympic return likely in 2024, if Rome hosts the Games

Cricket's Olympic return likely in 2024, if Rome hosts the Games

Rome is bidding to host the 2024 Summer Games alongside Paris, Los Angeles and Budapest.

Donald Trump presidency could scupper US World Cup bid: US Soccer president Sunil Gulati

Donald Trump presidency could scupper US World Cup bid: US Soccer president Sunil Gulati

US Soccer president Sunil Gulati said Trump's election could adversely affect international opinion of the United States, potentially dealing a fatal blow to hopes of gathering enough votes to land the tournament.

Public firmly behind LA 2024 Olympic bid, says chief

The United States last hosted a summer Olympics in Atlanta in 1996. 

Hamburg withdrawal no major concern at IOC

Hamburg withdrawal no major concern at IOC

Hamburg became the second city to pull out of the 2024 race, after Boston, when citizens of the German city voted against a bid 10 days ago.

Hamburg 2024 Games bid collapses in referendum defeat

Hamburg 2024 Games bid collapses in referendum defeat

Hamburg was the only one of the five bidders to vote on whether the city should bid for the Games.

Rivals cities wish Paris well in 2024 Olympic bid

Rivals cities wish Paris well in 2024 Olympic bid

Stade de France, the 2024 bid's marquee venue, was one of targets of the attacks. Three suicide bombers blew themselves up and killed a bystander.

Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome bid for 2024 Olympic Games

Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome bid for 2024 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday named Budapest, Hamburg in Germany, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome as the final candidates for the 2024 Olympics.

US Olympic Committee nominates Los Angeles for 2024 bid

The United States Olympic Committee formally nominated Los Angeles as its candidate to host the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday after the city gave its backing to the bid.

Los Angeles council to vote on 2024 bid next week

Los Angeles council to vote on 2024 bid next week

Los Angeles council members will vote on the city`s bid for the 2024 Olympics next week after a panel on Friday gave its backing to the proposals.

Rome does not plan referendum for 2024 Olympics bid

Rome does not plan referendum for 2024 Olympics bid

There will be no referendum to decide whether Rome`s 2024 summer Olympics bid should go ahead despite the city`s withdrawal of a previous bid in 2012 over financial concerns, Italian bid officials said on Sunday.

Boston failed to deliver on promises, says IOC chief

Boston failed to deliver on promises, says IOC chief

The United States has pledged to find a new candidate city for the 2024 Olympics after Boston failed to "deliver" on promises, IOC chief Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

Boston out as possible 2024 Olympic host, but LA interested

Boston`s troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics ended Monday amid financial fears and local opposition, leaving the US Olympic Committee to seek a replacement candidate by mid-September.

Governor undecided over struggling Boston bid

Governor undecided over struggling Boston bid

Boston`s troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics suffered another blow on Friday as Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker reiterated he could not give backing to the event until he`s reviewed an independent report of its finances.

Budapest launches official bid for 2024 Games

The city of Budapest on Wednesday launched a bid to host the Olympics in 2024, in a letter sent to the president of the International Olympics Committee.

Backers of Boston's embattled Olympic bid to revise proposal

Backers of Boston's embattled Olympic bid to revise proposal

Backers of Boston`s controversial bid to host the 2024 Olympic on Monday are set to unveil a revised proposal they say will address concerns the event will be too costly and overwhelm the city`s infrastructure.

Hungary calls for submitting 2024 Olympics bid

The Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) resolved to bid for hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.