Olympic bid

Squash pro body PSA blasts N​ Ramachandran for failed Olympic bid

Squash pro body PSA blasts N​ Ramachandran for failed Olympic bid

A PSA document states that Ramachandran continuing as WSF chief is an embarrassment to the sport.

Nov 09, 2015, 21:14 PM IST
Germany`s refugee generosity can boost Olympic bid, says DOSB president

Germany`s refugee generosity can boost Olympic bid, says DOSB president

German Olympic Committee (DOSB) president Alfons Hoermann believes his country`s generosity to refugees from war-torn Syria could help Hamburg`s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

Sep 13, 2015, 00:55 AM IST
Toronto, Baku mull 2024 Games bids as deadline looms

Toronto, Baku mull 2024 Games bids as deadline looms

Toronto and Baku are still mulling over whether to join the race to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games with the deadline for bids looming next week.

Sep 11, 2015, 19:47 PM IST
Key Olympic powerbroker urges US bid for 2024

Key Olympic powerbroker urges US bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the United States to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Aug 03, 2015, 16:53 PM IST
Kazakh PM hints at another Olympic run after narrow loss in 2022 Winter Games bid

Kazakh PM hints at another Olympic run after narrow loss in 2022 Winter Games bid

Almaty could consider another Olympic bid campaign after narrowly losing out to Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, Kazakhstan`s Prime Minister Karim Massimov hinted on Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 17:17 PM IST
Beijing launches final pitch for 2022 Winter Games

Beijing launches final pitch for 2022 Winter Games

Beijing Olympic officials on Monday shrugged off questions over snow levels and spread-out venues in their 2022 Winter Games bid as they launched their final pitch in Malaysia ahead of an IOC vote this week.

Jul 27, 2015, 17:42 PM IST
Snow not a concern for Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

Snow not a concern for Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

Snow will not be a concern for Beijing and Chongli county to host snow sports if China win hosting rights of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

May 10, 2015, 19:01 PM IST
Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance': IOC chief Thomas Bach

Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance': IOC chief Thomas Bach

A bid from Australia to host the Summer Olympics for the third time would have a "great chance" of winning what he hoped would be a hotly-contested bidding process, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

Apr 29, 2015, 13:17 PM IST
IOC continues closed door meetings with Almaty 2022

IOC continues closed door meetings with Almaty 2022

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Evaluation Commission continued closed door meetings with the Almaty 2022 Olympic bid committee, but Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Karim Massimov failed to present his government guarantees in person to the IOC inspectors.

Feb 18, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
Bostonians want a vote on city's bid to host 2024 Olympics

Bostonians want a vote on city's bid to host 2024 Olympics

Three-quarters of Boston-area residents say that they should get a chance to vote on a planned bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, according to a poll released on Tuesday.

Jan 21, 2015, 09:10 AM IST
Pope wishes Rome luck on Olympic bid but jokes "I won''t be around"

Pope wishes Rome luck on Olympic bid but jokes "I won''t be around"

Pope Francis on Friday wished Rome luck for its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, which may include some events in the Vatican, but then joked that he would not be around to enjoy them.

Dec 19, 2014, 22:26 PM IST
San Francisco to submit bid for 2024 Olympics

San Francisco to submit bid for 2024 Olympics

A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics and is putting together a proposal for the United States Olympic Committee, officials said on Thursday.

Nov 21, 2014, 09:15 AM IST

Italy could bid for 2024 Olympics: PM

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.

Sep 09, 2013, 21:11 PM IST

Summer Olympic Games hosts` list

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

Sep 08, 2013, 15:42 PM IST

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

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

Sep 08, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

Where now for Madrid`s Olympic future?

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.

Sep 08, 2013, 15:12 PM IST

Istanbul, Madrid trade blows as race becomes Messi

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`.

Sep 04, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

Vienna public vote against Olympic Games bid

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.

Mar 13, 2013, 14:33 PM IST

`Madrid strong candidate to host 2020 Olympics`

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.

Jan 10, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

Madrid presents dossier for 2020 Olympic Bid

The City of Madrid officially presented the dossier for its candidacy to host the 2020 Olympic Games to the press.

Jan 09, 2013, 13:28 PM IST