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.

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.

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.

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.

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`.

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.

`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.

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.

US 2020 Olympic bid still possible

US and international Olympic leaders made progress in negotiations on a new revenue-sharing deal Thursday that could lead to a last-minute American bid for the 2020 Summer Games, officials from both sides told reporters.

US 2020 Olympic bid still possible

US and international Olympic leaders made progress in negotiations on a new revenue-sharing deal Thursday that could lead to a last-minute American bid for the 2020 Summer Games, officials from both sides told reporters.

Tokyo`s 2020 Olympic bid to include quake-hit area

Tokyo`s bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics would include the three quake-battered northeastern prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima as host sites, Japanese Olympic Committee President has said.

Tokyo`s 2020 Olympic bid to include quake-hit area

Tokyo`s bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics would include the three quake-battered northeastern prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima as host sites, Japanese Olympic Committee President has said.

Madrid 2016 Olympic bid has strongest public support: Report

Spaniards stand united behind Madrid`s bid for the 2016 Olympic Games while Tokyo has the weakest public support among the four potential host cities, a global study showed.

Madrid 2016 Olympic bid has strongest public support: Report

Spaniards stand united behind Madrid`s bid for the 2016 Olympic Games while Tokyo has the weakest public support among the four potential host cities, a global study showed.

Dubai on track for 2020 Olympic bid

Dubai took another significant step in realising its ambition to bid for the 2020 Olympics by snapping up rights to host 2012 World Swimming Championships, WAM news agency reported quoting a newspaper.

Dubai on track for 2020 Olympic bid

Dubai took another significant step in realising its ambition to bid for the 2020 Olympics by snapping up rights to host 2012 World Swimming Championships, WAM news agency reported quoting a newspaper.