Snow levels in mountains near Beijing will be sufficient for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games if China`s capital wins the right to host the sporting event, an official of the country`s bid committee said on Friday.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday announced that veteran Chinese sports administrator Zhenliang He, credited with playing a major role in China`s return to the Olympic fold, had died. Zhenliang was 85.
Some stellar performances by seasoned veterans and promising youngsters continued to raise the bar in Olympic sports but there was heartbreak in equal measure when corruption scandals blighted India's favourite obsession, cricket, in a see-saw year for the country's sportspersons.
A decision on the venue and date of South Asian Federation Games to be hosted by the country and a host state for the 2018 National Games could be taken in the Annual General Body Meeting of the Indian Olympic Association here on Friday.
Former Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Randhir Singh has been made the honorary member of the International Olympic Committee at the just-concluded extraordinary session of the world's apex sports body in Monaco.
Kosovo was granted full International Olympic Committee membership on Tuesday, rubber-stamping the Balkan region`s first Games appearance at Rio de Janeiro in 2016 but angering Serbia, who accused the IOC of political bias.
Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics organisers said Monday they had no intention of moving any events outside South Korea, following reports that some competitions may be shifted to Japan in an effort to save costs.
A planned overhaul of the Olympic Games is crucial to ensure the world`s biggest multi-sports event`s relevance and continued growth in a rapidly changing world, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Sunday.
Top International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are increasingly confident that Paris will bid for the 2024 Olympics ahead of a deadline of September next year to enter the race, officials said Sunday.
The International Olympic Committee unveiled its timeline for candidates for the 2024 summer Games but President Thomas Bach said an invitation phase would precede it if changes to the bidding process are approved next week.