Olympics

South African public broadcaster the SABC has agreed a deal which will see eMedia’s satellite service, Openview, broadcast its channels. The SABC will also be launching a new dedicated sports channel.

The ceremony to launch the Olympic torch and the first section of the relay which follows will have no spectators due to ongoing concerns about Covid-19, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has said

Former Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto has filled the vacant position of president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organising Committee, replacing Yoshiro Mori, who resigned last week after making sexist…

A new head of the Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee could be named as early as this week, with three women in the frame to succeed former chief Yoshiro Mori, according to a Japanese media report

Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Organising Committee, is set to step down over sexist remarks he made that women talked too much, according to Japanese media reports

The International Olympic Committee has vowed to cut its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent within the next nine years

Plans by the Paris 2024 Olympic Games organising committee to build a media village in a city park have been hit by a legal challenge from local residents

The Tokyo Olympic Games organising committee plans to increase the budget for the opening and closing ceremonies of the rescheduled Olympics and Paralympics, for a second time

Amazon is expected by some sports media rights industry experts to follow up its bid for New Zealand Cricket rights in India with bids for bigger properties such as the Indian Premier League

The cost of the postponed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games is now reported to be around ¥294bn (€2.3bn/$2.8b

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics organisers have received refund requests from about 18 per cent of the people in Japan who bought tickets for the Games. With about 4

The Tokyo Games organising committee believes the postponement of the Olympics and Paralympics will push up costs by around ¥200bn ($1.9bn/€1.6bn), according to Japanese news reports.

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, has said he is confident spectators will be able to attend next year's Tokyo Olympic Games, following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister…

Two torches that will be used in the Olympic and Paralympic torch relays at the postponed Tokyo Games next summer have started an eight-month tour of Tokyo

Online training sessions for volunteers at next summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have resumed following a roughly eight-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic - Japan Today

The newly built Tokyo Aquatics Centre was unveiled during an event on October 24, marking the completion of all venues built for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics - The Japan Times

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said the Olympic Games must avoid turning into a “marketplace of demonstrations”. "The Olympic Games are firstly about sport. Th