TTFI not to hire coach for 2016 Rio Olympics, leaving players in lurch
TTFI not to hire coach for 2016 Rio Olympics, leaving players in lurch

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has decided against hiring a foreign coach for the Rio Olympics, a move that will adversely affect the players' preparation, especially the women's team, for the Summer Games in August next year.

Chess set for Winter Olympic Games gambit: Report
Chess set for Winter Olympic Games gambit: Report

The Winter Olympics, with its spectacular ski jumpers, daring speed skaters and athletic snowboarders, should welcome chess into its schedule, the chief of the game`s governing body told Chinese media Wednesday.

India need to bid for Olympics to inspire people: Mark Spitz
India need to bid for Olympics to inspire people: Mark Spitz

 Nine-time Olympic champion swimmer Mark Spitz feels India need to bid for the Summer Games to inspire their people to take up sport and become a sporting nation.

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.

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.

Officials to detail Boston's 2024 Olympic vision
Officials to detail Boston's 2024 Olympic vision

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and U.S. Olympic Committee officials will offer new details on Friday about the city`s hopes to host the 2024 Olympic Games, as many residents of the New England city cheered the possibility.

Boston named USA bid city for 2024 Olympics
Boston named USA bid city for 2024 Olympics

Boston was selected on Thursday as the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics, taking the first strides in a gruelling marathon to bring the Summer Games back to the United States.

USA will bid for 2024 Summer Games, city undecided
USA will bid for 2024 Summer Games, city undecided

The United States will bid for the 2024 Olympics, seeking to host the Summer Games for the first time since 1996, the country`s Olympic committee said on Tuesday.

Five traditional sports may face axe under IOC's Olympic Games modernisation plan
Five traditional sports may face axe under IOC's Olympic Games modernisation plan

As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is determined to modernize the Games, five traditional sports have come under pressure for athletes numbers and events.

IOC to review Pyeongchang 2018 if Games changes approved
IOC to review Pyeongchang 2018 if Games changes approved

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will instantly review the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics and the Tokyo 2020 summer Games if changes are approved at the session next week, President Thomas Bach said on Saturday.

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.

IOC opens door to joint bids and new sports events
IOC opens door to joint bids and new sports events

Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids, including bids from an entire country, joint bids from more than one city and even the possibility of events held in more than one country.

Berlin begins quest to host 2024 Summer Olympic Games
Berlin begins quest to host 2024 Summer Olympic Games

Berlin will on Monday launch a campaign to host either the 2024 or 2028 summer games -- 78 years after Germany`s capital last hosted an Olympics.

Japan PM Abe wants to stage 2020 Robot Olympics

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to stage a "Robot Olympics" in 2020, the same year Tokyo hosts the Summer Games, local media reported Thursday.

Australia restructure to improve team culture for Rio Olympics

Australia have appointed sport specific team leaders for the 2016 Olympics in a bid to "boost performance" and enforce appropriate "culture and values" after the scandal-ridden disappointment of the London Games.

USOC says intends to bid for 2024 Summer Games

The United States will bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics as long as they find a candidate city that meets necessary conditions, United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chairman Larry Probst said on Tuesday.

Another Olympic gold-winning wrestler returns medal in protest

Sydney Olympics gold medallist wrestler Sagid Murtazaliev has sent his gold medal back to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in protest at the sport being cut from the Summer Games.

London stages final test events ahead of Olympics

Thousands of sports fans braved the rain and cold at the Olympic Park in London on Saturday as organizers staged the final test events ahead of the Summer Games.

IOC board mulls 2 new sports for 2016 Olympics

International Olympic Committee leaders met Thursday to decide which two sports to recommend for inclusion in the 2016 Summer Games.

IOC board mulls 2 new sports for 2016 Olympics

International Olympic Committee leaders met Thursday to decide which two sports to recommend for inclusion in the 2016 Summer Games.