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International Olympic Committee vice-president and chair of the Coordination Commission for Tokyo’s summer Olympic Games, John Coates, has said organisers are still planning for events to be held with f…
Qatar has confirmed an interest in bidding to host the 2032 Olympic Games, joining a race that potentially includes India, the Australian state of Queensland, Shanghai, and a joint bid by North and South…
CBC Gem, the OTT platform of Canadian public service broadcaster CBC, has signed a carriage with the International Olympic Committee to carry the body’s Olympic Channel TV.
Olympic sponsors have rallied around the cause of athletes in response to the postponement of Tokyo 2020 with at least four brands creating new athlete-focused programmes
Consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) has extended its Worldwide Partnership deal with the International Olympic Committee for the next four Olympic and Paralympic Games
The International Olympic Committee has reported a surplus of $73.9m (€63.6m/£57.6m) for 2019, its largest ever for a non-Games year.
Round-Up: Chinese basketball CEO steps down, T20 World Cup decision, BWF’s gender commitment, and more
The Chinese Basketball Association’s first chief executive officer Wang Dawei has left his post after just 14 months in the job citing “personal reasons”. The
Financial support to international federations from the International Olympic Committee in the form of loans or donations has reached $63m (€55.3m), IOC president Thomas Bach has announced.
Cricket Australia confirmed it will stage the longest ever Big Bash League in 2020-21, despite some players calling for a reduced version of the domestic Twenty20 tournament – Reuters A
Terence Burns remembers how a game of table tennis thawed relations between the US and China and shows how the Olympic Games can provide an antidote to an increasingly polarized world.
Canada was the first nation to announce it would not send a delegation to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics if they went ahead as scheduled this summer. It was a 'heartbreaking' decision but the right one, says the COC
The unusually long build-up to Los Angeles’ Olympics has given the city the opportunity to build a sporting strategy that drives benefits for a society. Bradley Rial reports.
Veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound has said he would not expect the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics to go ahead if the Tokyo Olympics cannot take place next year due to lingering Covid-19…
The 2022 edition of the Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal will not take place until 2026 after a four-year postponement was agreed upon by the International Olympic Committee and the Senegalese authorities
IT firm Atos has extended its Worldwide Olympic Partnership deal with the International Olympic Committee for four years, until the end of 2024, guaranteeing continuity in the operations technology underpinning…
Yuriko Koike was re-elected as Governor of Tokyo at the weekend, beating 21 challengers including at least two who were opposed to the Olympics taking place in the city next year
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics organising committee has signed a quartet of official suppliers
The Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games expect to record a surplus of CHF400,000 (€376,000/$423,200) after generating income of CHF37.7m in cash and CHF10.8m in value in kind.
The Global Association of International Sports Federations has announced the launch of sustainability.sport, a new web portal dedicated to tackling a range of sustainability issues facing the sector
A public poll has found 51.7 per cent of Tokyo residents hope the Olympics in 2021 is postponed again or cancelled, while 46.3 per cent want to see the event proceed
Tokyo 2020 organisers are starting talks with sponsors next month about the implications of the rescheduled Olympics
In a positive sign for next year's Olympics, Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita has told his international counterparts that Tokyo is gradually resuming sporting activities - Kyodo News
World Sailing has confirmed that it is to receive funds from the financial support package outlined by the International Olympic Committee last month
A survey in Japan has revealed two-thirds of corporate sponsors of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are unsure if they will extend their contracts beyond this December
World Athletics is poised to regain representation within the International Olympic Committee after president Sebastian Coe was nominated for IOC membership following assurances over his role as group…
Tokyo Olympic Games organisers have agreed with the IOC to host a "simplified" games, cutting the financial burden caused by the postponement while prioritising safeguards against Covid-19
The question of whether weightlifting remains part of the Olympic Games programme will be considered once the results of the oversight and integrity commission at the International Weightlifting Federation…
The International Olympic Committee's Coordination Commission for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics has praised China’s preparation efforts.
Several thousand fans will be permitted to attend the Australian Football League game between the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval this Saturday night
The Association of National Olympic Committees will make $11.65m (£9.2m/€10.3m
An independent report by professor Richard McLaren has presented a damning overview of Tamás Aján’s reign as president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), with the investigation team fin…
Round-Up: NRL restart reaction, Serie A gets restart date, first live EPL matches for BBC, Sri Lanka’s Carlton returns, and more
Australian commentators hailed rule changes in the National Rugby League that led to an exciting game as the 2020 season got back underway yesterday with the Parramatta Eels beating the Brisbane Broncos…
Australia's National Rugby League restarts its 2020 season today, in what is being seen as a triumph for Australian Rugby League Commission chairman Peter V'landys
Round-Up: Osaka the highest-paid female athlete, Japanese baseball restart, NRL-Betfair deal, and more
Japan's Naomi Osaka was the world's highest-paid female athlete last year, according to Forbes, earning $37
Thomas Bach has confirmed that the Tokyo Summer Olympics will be cancelled if they cannot be held in 2021
The International Olympic Committee’s chief operating officer, Lana Haddad, has said that the body’s solidarity model for redistributing its revenue is “more important than ever” in an op-ed column written…