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Paris would be `exemplary` hosts in 2024: Thomas Bach
Paris would be `exemplary` hosts in 2024: Thomas Bach

International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach on Thursday said Paris would be an "exemplary" host of the 2024 Olympics after meeting French President Francois Hollande in Lausanne.

IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran
IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran

 International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who is meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month, feels that a huge country like India should win more Olympic medals and aim to become a sporting powerhouse in the future, according to IOA President N Ramachandran.

Australian Olympic Committee backs study for 2028 bid
Australian Olympic Committee backs study for 2028 bid

The Australian Olympic Committee has given its backing to a study looking into a possible Brisbane-centred bid to host the 2028 Summer Games.

Paris to bid for 2024 Summer Olympic Games: City official
Paris to bid for 2024 Summer Olympic Games: City official

Paris is set to go ahead with a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, the French capital`s deputy mayor in charge of sports told Reuters.

IOC wants to see India as major sporting power: Randhir Singh
IOC wants to see India as major sporting power: Randhir Singh

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) IOC chief Thomas Bach calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month signals that the world body wants to see India as a major sporting power capable of hosting Olympic Games, said IOC honorary member Randhir Singh.

IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics
IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics

In a significant development, The union government and the national Olympic body have invited International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to discus the development of sports in the country and a likely bid for 2024 Olympic Games.

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.

Olympic berth for squash will be a big boost: Gregory Gaultier
Olympic berth for squash will be a big boost: Gregory Gaultier

Men's squash world No 2 Gregory Gaultier is fervently hoping that the racquet game played inside four walls makes entry in the Summer Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo to give it the much-needed shot-in-the-arm.

Beijing `cold enough` to host in 2022 Winter Olympics: IOC
Beijing `cold enough` to host in 2022 Winter Olympics: IOC

Beijing is "cold enough," to host the Winter Olympics in 2022, the International Olympic Committee`s (IOC) evaluation chief said on Saturday, while avoiding criticism of a recent crackdown on Chinese activists.

IOC receives rights assurances for 2022 Winter Games bids
IOC receives rights assurances for 2022 Winter Games bids

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received non-discrimination assurances from Beijing and Almaty`s bids to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, an official said on Saturday after Beijing police raided an anti-discrimination group this week.

Saurav Ghosal still hopes squash will be in 2020 Olympics
Saurav Ghosal still hopes squash will be in 2020 Olympics

Terming it travesty that squash is not part of the Olympics, India number one Saurav Ghosal on Friday said he still has not lost hope completely to see the sport in 2020 Tokyo Games.

IOC urged to back synchronised skating in Winter Olympics
IOC urged to back synchronised skating in Winter Olympics

The head of the world governing body for skating Thursday called on Olympic chiefs to "decide positively" ahead of an announcement on whether synchronised skating could become a fixture at the Winter Games.

Boston will drop 2024 Olympics bid if voters reject idea

The chairman of Boston`s bid group for the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it will only pursue hosting the Games if a majority of city and state residents support the effort.

Boston Olympic backers say won't make bid without public support
Boston Olympic backers say won't make bid without public support

The organizers for Boston`s campaign to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday said they would not make a final bid to the International Olympic Committee unless a majority of Massachusetts residents support the idea.

Race for 2022 Winter Olympics: Almaty or Beijing, who will win?
Race for 2022 Winter Olympics: Almaty or Beijing, who will win?

With less than five months to go before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chooses the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics, sports officials and advisers have made their predictions about the race between Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan.

Jackie Chan lends his voice to Beijing's Olympics bid
Jackie Chan lends his voice to Beijing's Olympics bid

Hollywood movie star Jackie Chan has joined in the recording of a song, "Wake up Winter," which will be used to promote Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

IOC 'shocked' by death of French athletes in helicopter crash
IOC 'shocked' by death of French athletes in helicopter crash

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday mourned the death of three French sports stars, including two Olympic medallists, in a helicopter accident during the filming of a reality show.

IOC welcomes Qatar date move
IOC welcomes Qatar date move

The head of the International Olympic Committee on Saturday welcomed FIFA plans to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November and December, avoiding any clash with that year`s Winter Olympics.

IOC defends Rio legacy amid green protests

Ecological protests on Saturday dogged the final day of an International Olympic Committee executive board meeting in Rio as green campaigners slated the choice of a nature reserve to hold the golf event next year.

Sochi Winter Games made $53 million profit
Sochi Winter Games made $53 million profit

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics made an operating profit of 3.25 billion roubles ($53.15 million), officials announced on Thursday.