IOC 'confident' on US 2024 Olympic bid despite Boston pullout
IOC 'confident' on US 2024 Olympic bid despite Boston pullout

The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it remains confident the United States will deliver a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games despite Boston`s withdrawal a day earlier.

Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race
Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race

Beijing and Almaty on Monday embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.

Pyeongchang focused on test events, says IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has praised the quality of construction work at venues for the 2018 Olympics and said Pyeongchang organisers are now focused on delivering next year`s test events for Asia`s first Winter Games outside Japan.

Activists urge IOC not to award 2022 Olympic Games to Beijing
Activists urge IOC not to award 2022 Olympic Games to Beijing

A group of rights activists have called on the International Olympic Committee not to award the 2022 winter Games to Beijing saying China`s human rights record had worsened since the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital.

Tokyo 2020 head expects IOC to welcome stadium decision
Tokyo 2020 head expects IOC to welcome stadium decision

The International Olympic Committee may well welcome Japan`s decision to scrap and completely revise plans for its controversial National Stadium since the move will save money, the head of the Tokyo games organising group said on Wednesday.

Pyeongchang promises no budget waste at 2018 Winter Games

The head of Pyeongchang`s organising committee for the 2018 Winter Games (POCOG) has promised there will no wastage of taxpayers money and said they were aiming to deliver "the most effective and economic" Olympics.

IOC preserves a century of Olympics history

The archives captured some of the most iconic, and curious, moments in Olympic history, from pictures of the first modern-era games in Athens in 1896 to a sack race in St. Louis, Missouri eight years later. 

At Rio's 'midnight' Olympics, performances may suffer
At Rio's 'midnight' Olympics, performances may suffer

Rio de Janeiro may have a penchant for late-night parties, but scheduling of events past midnight at next year`s Olympic Games could be a real test of endurance for the world`s greatest athletes.

Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell battle on in Usain Bolt`s absence
Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell battle on in Usain Bolt`s absence

Lovers of clean track and field will be cringing at Thursday`s Diamond League meet in Lausanne when doping cheats Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay come to face to face in what is sure to be an explosive 100m.

IOC hails Tokyo`s frugal budget for 2020 Olympic Games
IOC hails Tokyo`s frugal budget for 2020 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday sought to deflect attention from a row over Tokyo`s planned National Stadium by praising organisers for keeping the 2020 Games budget in check.

Backers of Boston's embattled Olympic bid to revise proposal
Backers of Boston's embattled Olympic bid to revise proposal

Backers of Boston`s controversial bid to host the 2024 Olympic on Monday are set to unveil a revised proposal they say will address concerns the event will be too costly and overwhelm the city`s infrastructure.

Paris enters race for 2024 Olympic Games hosting
Paris enters race for 2024 Olympic Games hosting

 

Paris on Tuesday officially announced its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and bring the global sports event back to the French capital for the first time in a century.

Paris launches bid for 2024 Olympic Games
Paris launches bid for 2024 Olympic Games

 Paris on Tuesday officially announced its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Budapest city council approves bid for 2024 Olympics

Budapest`s city council approved Tuesday launching a bid for the Hungarian capital to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

The idea will now pass to the Hungarian parliament in July where avid sports fan and Prime Minister Viktor Orban is likely to ensure it passes.

Squash gets another chance to be part of 2020 Olympics

In a positive development for the sport, the organising committee of 2020 Tokyo Olympics today shortlisted squash as one of the eight disciplines to present its case before a final recommendation is made to the International Olympic Committee in September this year.

Tokyo 2020 chiefs nominate baseball for Games return
Tokyo 2020 chiefs nominate baseball for Games return

The organisers of the 2020 Olympics on Monday nominated eight new sports for possible inclusion in the Tokyo Games, including baseball.

Baseball, softball apply for Tokyo 2020 Games inclusion
Baseball, softball apply for Tokyo 2020 Games inclusion

Baseball and softball officially applied for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday as they look to earn back their spot in the Games they lost after 2008.

German FA boss calls for wide-spread FIFA reforms
German FA boss calls for wide-spread FIFA reforms

Wolfgang Niersbach, the president of the German Football Association (DFB), has outlined the need for wide-reaching reforms within world football`s scandal-hit governing body FIFA in an open letter.

Almaty and Beijing unveil 2022 Winter Olympic bids

Kazakh city Almaty and Chinese capital Beijing on Tuesday officially presented their candidatures to host the 2022 Winter Olympics to the International Olympic Committee.

IOC part ways with SportAccord
IOC part ways with SportAccord

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced suspension of its recognition of SportAccord after the executive board meeting here.