Sir Martin Sorrell, boss of advertising giant WPP, today wowed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the message that the need to engage with young people has "never been more urgent".
ISAF vow to go further than Brazilian "talk" and ensure "something actually happens" in reducing Guanabara Bay pollution
Independent testing for viruses in the waters of Guanabara Bay is to be undertaken by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) as part of a pledge to "make sure something actually happens" rather than just empty talk.
Pyeongchang 2018 confident high-speed railway link will be ready and properly tested before Winter Olympics open
Pyeongchang 2018 organisers have claimed there will be sufficient time to fully test the high-speed railway linking Olympic and Paralympic venues with Seoul before the Games begin, despite the project only being due to open in July 2017.
All remaining votes in the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur are to be conducted the old-fashioned way, via paper ballot, after yesterday's fiasco which forced a re-vote in the battle between victors Beijing and Almaty for the right to stage the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The race against time that Tokyo 2020 now faces to have its new National Stadium ready for the Olympic Games five years hence was underlined here today, when it was emphasised that certain groups would require access before the building was completed.
Matteo Renzi, Italian Prime Minister, is soon to appoint an Undersecretary for Sport.
Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, today wasted no time in signalling that a significant revamp of the winning Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic project is probably in the offing.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is in the process of collecting data on pollution in the outdoor water venues to be used at Rio 2016, chief of sport performance Alan Ashley has revealed.
Beijing has been awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after beating Kazakhstan rival Almaty, albeit by a much narrower margin than many expected, it has been announced here today.
Lausanne will host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games after overcoming Romanian rival Brașov in a two-horse race, it has been announced today.
Almost the first thing we saw was the Bird’s Nest Stadium; the second was an International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president; the third was a video from Xi Jinping, the Chinese President.
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov today urged voting International Olympic Committee (IOC) members to make a brave choice rather than one which will make them sleep easier at night by voting for Almaty over Beijing in this afternoon's 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic host city vote.
Only 85 of the 100 current International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are set to participate in this afternoon’s vote between Almaty and Beijing to determine the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Ensuring greater appeal to youngsters is as a key aim for the Olympic Movement by Thomas Bach during his address to open the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session here this evening.
Campaign for 2022 Winter Olympics nears finale with hot favourites Beijing insisting they have "enough snow"
A 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic campaign that never quite captured the world’s imagination meandered towards its conclusion in the Malaysian capital today, with Almaty still making pointed reference to “real snow” and Beijing deluging us with air quality statistics.