Olympic Games

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

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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In the fifth of a series of articles looking at the impact of Los Angeles’ decision to accept the 2028 edition of the Olympic Games, Ben Cronin assesses how the award may affect the programme and sports featured.

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

Vladimir Putin has said that stadia used to stage the recent Fifa World Cup should continue as football venues in the future, while the Russian President has also revealed that the country is considering…

John Coates, chair of the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission for Tokyo’s 2020 summer Olympic Games, has urged local organisers to seek help from International Federations (IFs) whe…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Andrew Parsons and International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) counterpart Morinari Watanabe…

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has today (Thursday) named Sarah Hirshland as its new chief executive