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Italy could bid for 2024 Olympics: PM

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 21:11

Italy could bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, Prime Minister Enrico Letta has said, after Tokyo clinched victory in the competition for the 2020 Games.

Summer Olympic Games hosts` list

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 15:42

Tokyo will be hosting its second summer Olympic Games in 2020, it was announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here on Saturday.

Tokyo in celebratory mood as it wins bid to host 2020 Olympics

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 15:41

People in Tokyo rejoiced today as the city was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics by the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires.

Where now for Madrid`s Olympic future?

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 15:12

The news that Madrid fell in the first round of voting in the decision to elect the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games was greeted with shock and disappointment by crowds gathered in the city centre Saturday night.

Tokyo`s Olympics bid a high-stakes gamble for Japan PM, Abenomics

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 08:39

Tokyo`s bid for the 2020 summer Olympics is not just a matter of pride for the Japanese capital. It`s a high-stakes gamble for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has put his prestige on the line.

Tokyo dangles dollars in bid to win 2020 Summer Games

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 10:06

Tokyo`s Olympic bid team on Wednesday dangled dollar signs in front of the IOC, with a vow to leverage Asia`s massive marketing potential were it awarded the right to stage the 2020 Summer Games.

Madrid says economic crisis ending, can afford 2020 Games

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 09:15

Madrid`s Olympic bid team said on Wednesday that Spain`s debilitating economic crisis is ending and the country will have no problem covering investments to host the 2020 games.

Istanbul, Madrid trade blows as race becomes Messi

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 21:23

The battle for the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics entered its` final stages today with the Istanbul bid saying in Buenos Aires that of the three candidates they would need to spend the least on `dedicated Olympic projects`.

Istanbul, Madrid trade blows in race to host 2020 Olympics

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 11:22

Istanbul bid says that of the three candidates they would need to spend the least on `dedicated Olympic projects`.

Istanbul 2020 bid unfazed by `ups and downs`

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 20:19

Blows rained down on Istanbul`s 2020 Olympic bid in recent months with anti-government protests rocking the country, and dozens of Turkish athletes banned for doping.

Vienna public vote against Olympic Games bid

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 14:33

Over 70 percent of the Viennese population has voted against a potential 2028 Summer Olympic Games bid, the high cost of the event thought to be the main deterrent.

`Madrid strong candidate to host 2020 Olympics`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 14:26

Alejandro Blanco, the president of the Spanish Olympic Committee, has expressed confidence over Madrid`s bid as the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games.