Sebastian Coe has responded to a question about Qatar’s continuing ambition to host the Olympics by insisting that it is important for the Olympic movement to follow through on its support for the globalisation of sport.
A Commission is to be set up by the Rio de Janeiro City Council to investigate whether construction projects associated with the Olympic and Paralympic Games were tarnished by corruption, it has been announced.
Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt is among the many sporting stars who are supporting a new campaign launched here today aimed at protecting children from exploitation and abuse around this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Pyeongchang 2018 has officially nominated Lee Hee-beom as its new President after Cho Yang-ho's shock resignation.
Pan American National Olympic Committee Presidents handed Rio 2016 Torches in celebration of "Unity of the Americas"
Presidents of the 41 Pan American National Olympic Committees were handed Rio 2016 Torches here this evening in a special ceremony celebrating the "Unity of the Americas" attended by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.
A lobbying process has begun for two new spots on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ruling Executive Board due to vice-presidents Sir Craig Reedie and Nawal El Moutawakel each standing-down later this year.
Rome 2024 has launched a digital guide on the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has denied that it has splashed out on an all expenses paid trip to the Rio 2016 Olympics for three politicians - which was said to include business class flights.
Brazil's under-fire President Dilma Rousseff rekindled the Olympic flame for the first time on Brazilian soil here this morning to set into motion a Torch Relay due to last for the next 94 days until the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016 on August 5.
Los Angeles 2024 has sought input from young computer programmers by presenting two of the challenges at the annual LA Hacks event, held at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion at the weekend.
Paris 2024 has signed a deal with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the French capital's "environmental" bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho has sensationally stepped down from his role with immediate effect.
Double Olympic volleyball champion Fabiana named first torchbearer ahead of Rio 2016 flame arriving in Brazil
Rio 2016's Olympic Flame is crossing the Atlantic overnight ahead of its arrival here in the Brazilian capital tomorrow morning, where volleyball superstar Fabiana Claudino will become the first official torchbearer.
The design plan for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games' Zhangjiakou-based venue has officially been selected from five applications.
Scientists in Brazil have warned that Zika could be even more dangerous than first thought, heightening concerns about the mosquito-borne virus ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.