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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.

John Stones affected by Chelsea link, says Roberto Martinez
John Stones affected by Chelsea link, says Roberto Martinez

Everton`s England centre-back John Stones has been unsettled by the interest shown in him by Premier League champions Chelsea, his manager Roberto Martinez admitted on Thursday.

Budapest Assembly vows to support city's 2024 Olympic bid
Budapest Assembly vows to support city's 2024 Olympic bid

Following a long meeting, the Budapest Municipal Assembly voted to support a bid by the city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

India may bid for 2024 Olympics: Sources

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is setting his sight on the right track in order to revive sports in India and Gujarat's capital Ahmedabad could be pitched in for a bid for the 2024 Olympics.

India to submit bid for 2024 Olympics to IOC, claim sources
India to submit bid for 2024 Olympics to IOC, claim sources

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is setting his sight on the right track in order to revive sports in India and Gujarat's capital Ahmedabad could be pitched in for a bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Former HP chief Fiorina in near certain 2016 bid

Former Hewlett Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina said Sunday she is more than "90 percent" likely to seek the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election.

Paris 2024 Games bid decision by June
Paris 2024 Games bid decision by June

Paris Major Anne Hidalgo will make a decision on whether the city will bid for the 2024 Olympics by June, her deputy Jean-Francois Martins said Friday.

Move to make billiards part of 2020 Olympic Games
Move to make billiards part of 2020 Olympic Games

There is a strong move to have billiards included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Robert Sarver makes new increased bid for Rangers
Robert Sarver makes new increased bid for Rangers

The owner of the Phoenix Suns basketball side, Robert Sarver, has increased his takeover bid for Rangers Football Club to £20million ($30million, 25million euros) and offered the troubled club a £6.5m ($9.8million, 8.3million euros) emergency loan to help keep it in business.

World Cup corruption report to be released: Sepp Blatter
World Cup corruption report to be released: Sepp Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Friday a report into alleged corruption surrounding the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups would be released in "an appropriate form".

IOC counts on Paris bid for 2024 Games
IOC counts on Paris bid for 2024 Games

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.

Kenya's David Rudisha supports Sebastian Coe bid for IAAF presidency in 2015
Kenya's David Rudisha supports Sebastian Coe bid for IAAF presidency in 2015

Kenya's Olympic 800 metre champion David Rudisha has supported British athletics great Sebastian Coe's bid for International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) presidency.

All-Ireland bid to host 2023 World Cup
All-Ireland bid to host 2023 World Cup

An all-Ireland bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup was officially unveiled on Friday by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).

English FA chairman brands 'erroneous' FIFA report into World Cup corruption a 'joke'
English FA chairman brands 'erroneous' FIFA report into World Cup corruption a 'joke'

English Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Dyke has dubbed the FIFA report into World Cup corruption as pointless and a joke.

Australia defends World Cup bid from FIFA report
Australia defends World Cup bid from FIFA report

Football Federation Australia said Friday it was seeking further information from FIFA`s ethics committee over claims Australia used taxpayer money to buy votes for its 2022 World Cup bid.

Donald Sterling`s last bid to halt LA Clippers sale blocked by court

Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his final chance to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team to former Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer, when a California appeals court refused on Wednesday to halt the deal.

IOA sends expression of interest to host 2019 Asiad

Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association on Friday officially informed the Olympic Council of Asia its expression of interest to bid for the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam capital Hanoi withdrew its hosting rights in April this year.

Qatar calls corruption reports deliberate attack

Qatar`s 2022 World Cup chiefs said Saturday that reports of corruption were a deliberate bid to undermine a FIFA inquiry into their bid.

FIFA investigator set to submit report on 2018, 2022 WC bids

FIFA investigator Michael Garcia will submit his report into alleged corruption regarding the bidding process and controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar two weeks after the upcoming spectacle in Brazil.

FIFA keeps mum on Qatar

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke on Monday refused to comment on fresh allegations of corruption surrounding the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.