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The mayor of Paris has given her blessing to a bid for the 2024 Olympics and asked local city officials to get to work on shaping a detailed plan.
By Reuters • The 23/03/2015 at 18:06
Beach volleyball will hold midnight matches on Copacabana beach during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, creating a party atmosphere.
By Reuters • The 20/03/2015 at 16:22
Tributes have flooded in for the three French sports stars killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina.
By Eurosport UK • The 10/03/2015 at 11:38
French Olympic stars Camille Muffat and Alexis Vastine were among 10 people killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina while filming for a reality TV show.
By Eurosport • The 10/03/2015 at 08:00
Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 are to move or alter three venues, saving around a billion dollars, with more changes and savings to come.
By Reuters • The 28/02/2015 at 02:28
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro is to ask some of the city's biggest companies to shut down during next year's Olympic Games to make transportation easier.
By Reuters • The 24/02/2015 at 18:49
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said he is "very satisfied" with Rio de Janeiro's preparations to host South America's first Games.
By Reuters • The 24/02/2015 at 17:24
The mayor of Paris said the French capital had the "heart" for a potential 2024 Olympics bid but further reflection was needed as a feasibility study put the
By Reuters • The 12/02/2015 at 15:56
The decision on which and how many new sports will be added to the slate for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics will be determined next year.
By Reuters • The 05/02/2015 at 10:23
Billiards and snooker on Thursday launched an unexpected bid to win a spot on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics sports programme.
By Reuters • The 22/01/2015 at 18:16
Boston has been selected as the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
By Reuters • The 09/01/2015 at 08:14
The United States will bid for the 2024 Olympics, seeking to host the Summer Games for the first time since 1996.
By Reuters • The 17/12/2014 at 01:55
Kosovo won full International Olympic Committee membership on Tuesday, a move which angered Serbia.
By Reuters • The 09/12/2014 at 15:43
Olympic dreams of some athletes look set to be shattered after Games chiefs agreed to scrap a cap on the number of sports, preferring instead a limit on events
By Reuters • The 08/12/2014 at 14:47
The IOC on Monday passed sweeping changes to the bidding process for the Games, making it easier and cheaper for host city hopefuls.
By Reuters • The 08/12/2014 at 11:04
Italy has set its sights on hosting three major international events -- golf's Ryder Cup in 2022, the rugby World Cup in 2023 and the Olympic Games in 2024.
By Reuters • The 05/12/2014 at 20:51
Vanessa Mae is appealing a four-year ban imposed for fixing giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympics.
By Reuters • The 04/12/2014 at 15:34
Russia have been accused of running an “East German-style” doping programme for athletes amid a web of corruption.
By Eurosport • The 04/12/2014 at 11:15
Viktor Tikhonov, who coached the Soviet Union and Unified Team to three straight Olympic ice hockey gold medals, has died in Moscow at the age of 84.
By Reuters • The 24/11/2014 at 16:23
A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
By Reuters • The 20/11/2014 at 23:50
Pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for four years.
By Reuters • The 11/11/2014 at 13:36
Kosovo is on track to take part in its first ever Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after the Balkan region was granted provisional recognition by the IOC.
By Reuters • The 22/10/2014 at 20:15
The United States Olympic Committee has given the clearest indication yet that it will make a pitch for the 2024 Summer Games.
By Reuters • The 26/09/2014 at 22:02
Asia's top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games.
By Reuters • The 18/09/2014 at 09:20
Doha and Dubai are capable of hosting the Middle East's first Olympic Games, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia has told Reuters.
By Reuters • The 18/09/2014 at 08:10