Olympic Games

Australia's sports minister Richard Colbeck has said spending on Brisbane's Summer Olympics in 2032 is likely to exceed the A$5bn ($3.75bn/€3.2bn) original estimate.

The organising committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has agreed a sponsorship deal with catering company Sodexo, building on a pre-existing catering contract with the company

The International Olympic Committee is looking to recruit a head of virtual sports to lead its efforts to develop virtual derivatives of Olympic sports and even consider their inclusion on the Olympic…

China's state-run media organisation China Media Group is launching a linear and digital channel dedicated to the Olympics

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP has sublicensed rights to the upcoming Winter Olympics 2020 in Beijing from Discovery

The International Olympic Committee has today (Monday) appointed former the President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, as the new chair of the Future Host Commission for the Olympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee has outlined the composition of its Coordination Commission for the 2032 Olympic Games in Brisbane, Australia, with two-time Olympic backstroke swimming champion Kirsty…

The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations has published a new framework for event stakeholders to measure the value of hosting sporting events

The Local Organising Committee for the 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing has declared that only domestic citizens will be permitted to attend the two events, while stricter rules will…

Newly-elected International Ice Hockey Federation president, Luc Tardif, has admitted that China’s men’s national team faces possible exclusion from its home winter Olympic Games next year due to its “in…

José Luis Martínez-Almeida, the Mayor of Madrid, has moved to deny that the city has formally begun putting together a bid to host the 2036 Olympics, contradicting Deputy Mayor, Begoña Villacís, who yes…

Paris 2024 chief executive Étienne Thobois has welcomed the appointment of Endeavor-owned On Location to run a centralised hospitality programme for the 2024, 2026 and 2028 Olympics, stating that the …

Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has said his country is committed to bidding for a future edition of the winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Lars Haue-Pedersen, head of BCW Sports, looks at whether the IOC and IPC should consider the radical step of merging the Olympic and Paralympics Games to fully embrace the meaning of the new, expanded Olympic motto of: "Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together"

China Media Group, the Chinese state media company, has strengthened its hold on the Olympic broadcast rights in the country in a four-Games agreement that runs until the recently-awarded Brisbane 2032…

National Hockey League players will take part in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after a deal was finally struck between the league, NHL Players Association, International Ice Hockey Federation, and International…

The list of Russian cities proposed to become host venues for the 2036 Olympic Games has expanded further, with the country’s President, Vladimir Putin, suggesting that the far eastern city of Vladivostok m…