Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have unveiled their completed gymnastics venue, as they prepare for an IOC Coordination Commission visit this week that is expected to touch on the recent debate over the…

The Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) has backed calls for the country’s government to fund public broadcaster TVE’s bid for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rights.

The International Olympic Committee has retained clip rights in 68 territories that it will exploit on the Olympic Channel during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as it seeks to drive greater engagement for…

Rosa María Mateo, the sole provisional administrator of RTVE, has revealed that the Spanish public-service broadcaster is seeking guarantees from the government to ensure it can broadcast next summer’s Ol…

Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, is expected to soon finalise the sale of its broadcast rights to the 2020 Olympic Games to Eurosport, the Discovery-owned broadcaster that already holds the rights…

Olympics 'TOP' partner Toyota is supplying 20 autonomous vehicles to move athletes and staff around the Olympic and Paralympic villages at Tokyo 2020

Technology firms Alibaba Cloud and Intel have unveiled plans for joint work on broadcast-related technology at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee has appointed Christopher Carroll, a communications and marketing executive with experience at Under Armour, Coca-Cola and Heineken, to the newly-created position of…

Indian sports authorities are revamping their elite athlete training system with the creation of 20 'National Centres of Excellence'

Matt Carroll, chief executive of the Australian Olympic Committee, tells Adam Nelson how a focus on athlete engagement, grassroots participation and community schemes has helped to boost the AOC’s commercial programme throughout the Olympic cycle.

Former Synergy chief executive Tim Crow argues the International Olympic Committee has little to lose and everything to gain by taking on the financial burden of a smaller, smarter Olympic Games.

The IOC is revamping its bidding process for the Olympic Games. Mark Bisson finds out how the new framework will work for the governing body and bidding cities.

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The International Triathlon Union was moved to reduce the length of the running section of a test event in Tokyo today (Thursday) due to concerns over the heat

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed “serious concerns” at a new sports law proposed by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) and has issued the body with a suspension warning over the…

The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has played down reported concerns about the number of available hotel rooms in the city by insisting to SportBusiness today (Tuesday)…

French Polynesia is one of five destinations to have officially applied to host surfing events during the 2024 summer Olympic Games in Paris

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organising Committee has announced it will use special cooling technology at its venues, designed to reduce the event’s carbon footprint.

The organising committees of the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne and the 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris have signed a collaboration agreement designed to pool their respective…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it has received assurances of political backing for Stockholm’s bid to host the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee has moved to suspend all event-hosting discussions with the Indian Olympic Association and the national government amid ongoing tension between the country and neighbouring…

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has today (Wednesday) issued an update on venue construction, with preparations for the events remaining on track

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has ruled that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada) remains compliant despite missing a December 31 deadline to provide data from the Moscow laboratory implicated…

The Italian government has granted approval to a joint bid from Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo for the 2026 edition of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

US technology company Intel and Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba have teamed up to develop new athlete-tracking technology, which they hope will be utilised at the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo

The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has said it remains committed to cost-cutting efforts as it today (Friday) revealed unchanged budgets for the events through…

North and South Korea have today (Friday) agreed to inform the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of their intention to co-host the 2032 edition of the summer Olympic Games

Indian sports broadcasters could suffer a substantial loss on their subscription revenues if the government pushes through reforms to laws governing the broadcast of events deemed to be of national importance

Argentine officials have said they are still to weigh up their options after International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said Buenos Aires would be able to stage an “excellent” summer Oly…

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency has been met with widespread criticism from across the world of sport, leaving WADA facing crisis.

Larry Probst has announced the he will stand down as chairman of the United States Olympic Committee at the end of the year, having spent a decade at the top of the national federation

In what continues to represent a stand-off between the Olympic movement and the world of esports, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach (pictured) has reiterated his insistence that violent …

The International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted a ban on Kuwait late yesterday (Thursday), just two days before the start of the Asian Games multi-sport event in Indonesia

UK Sport has today (Friday) revealed that the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics has helped generate more than £130m (€146m/$170m), as it marks the six-year anniversary of the Games’ open…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued a rebuke to US calls to force through a law that would allow officials to police doping that occurs outside its borders

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed appeals from Russian athletes Tatyana Lebedeva and Maria Abakumova against International Olympic Committee (IOC) rulings stripping them of medals…

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games may be forced to reschedule some test events amid delays at two key venues