ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS

Italy risk Olympic exclusion over new sports law

2019-08-07 13:21

Italy's place at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo is in danger after the International Olympic Committee warned the Italian Olympic Committee.

Japan recycled nearly 80,000 tons of cell phones and other electronics to make the medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

2019-07-25 21:29

There was enough recycled metal from old gadgets, including 32 kilograms of gold, to make approximately 5,000 medals for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics

2019-07-02 17:09

With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps.

IOC gives breakdancing green light for Paris 2024

2019-06-25 19:43

The International Olympic Committee voted to approve the addition of breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to the Paris 2024 Games.

IOC inaugurates new Lausanne headquarters

2019-06-23 14:11

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opened its new headquarters, built on its previous site in the Swiss city of Lausanne.

IOC demand guarantees for Swedish 2026 Olympic bid

2019-06-20 06:40

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked Stockholm for clarifications over financial backing for its bid to stage the 2026 Winter Olympics.

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

2019-04-18 15:58

The International Olympic Committee has pledged €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame is restored in time for the 2024 Paris Games.

Bobsled body suspends 5 Russians in fallout of Sochi doping

2018-12-14 12:32

Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov and four others have been provisionally suspended for doping in fallout from the Sochi Olympics

Samsung signs Olympic sponsorship to 2028

2018-12-04 13:54

Samsung has extended its IOC sponsorship deal through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, making it 30 years of Summer and Winter Games support

 

Tokyo 2020 construction worker dies, heatstroke suspected

2019-08-09 07:53

A worker at a Tokyo 2020 Olympics construction site has collapsed and died, organisers said, reportedly as a result of heatstroke.

WATCH | 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games' medals

2019-08-01 10:49

The medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were unveiled as there is less than one year to go until the global event.

CAS overturns Olympic ban on Mutko

2019-07-11 15:51

CAS has overturned the decision by the IOC to impose a lifetime ban on the former Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko.

IOC reforms Olympic host city race

2019-06-26 15:36

The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many losers".

2026 Winter Olympics will be staged in Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo

2019-06-24 18:42

Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo has been named as hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Paris aims to beat Olympic traffic with flying taxis

2019-06-23 07:29

Paris aims to give visitors to the 2024 Paris Olympics a flying start by offering airborne taxis to tournament sites straight from the airport.

Total pull sponsorship plug on 2024 Olympics over 'eco-Games'

2019-06-05 15:29

Energy giants Total has ruled out sponsoring the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France.

Japan Olympic chief facing corruption probe to step down

2019-03-19 10:59

The head of Japan's Olympic Committee says he will step down in June.

Bach and IOC: No Olympic city ever as ready as Tokyo

2018-12-05 12:13

IOC President Thomas Bach and other International Olympic Committee members are calling Tokyo the best prepared host city in recent memory.

North and South Korea to bid for 2032 Olympics

2018-09-19 09:05

North and South Korea will bid jointly for the 2032 Olympics in an ambitious plan built on hopes of deepening a diplomatic thaw catalysed by this year's Winter Games in the South.

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