Olympics

Seoul to host 2017 IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport

By Michael Pavitt

The IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport will be held in Asia for the first time ©AFP/Getty ImagesSeoul will host the fifth edition of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, in June 2017, it has been announced.

Tokyo 2020 raises a glass after securing Asahi Brewers as second domestic sponsor

By Duncan Mackay

Tokyo 2020 today unveiled Asahi Brewers as its second Gold Partner ©Tokyo 2020Asahi Brewers were today unveiled by Tokyo 2020 as its second top-tier domestic sponsor, only a day after the Gold Partner programme had been officially launched with the announcement of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation.

Boston 2024 calling on city's wealthiest to donate towards Olympic and Paralympic campaign

By Paul Osborne

Boston 2024 is calling for the wealthiest business directors to donate to its campaign to host the 2024 Olympic Games ©Boston 2024Organisers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games are calling out to the rich and powerful to help fundraise their effort to bring the Games to the United States for the first time for more than 20 years. 

Tokyo 2020 sign-up telecommunications giant NTT as first Gold Partner

By Duncan Mackay

NTT and Tokyo 2020 today signed a multi-million dollar deal for the telecommunications company to become a Gold Partner ©Tokyo 2020Tokyo 2020 today announced Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation as its first Gold Partner in a multi-million dollar deal.

Boston 2024 names former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Davey as new chief executive

By Daniel Etchells

Richard Davey is the new Boston 2024 chief executive ©WikipediaBoston 2024 has appointed Richard Davey, the former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation, as its new chief executive.

Brașov's 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games bid backed by Romanian volunteers

By Daniel Etchells in the Montafon Valley, Austria

Volunteers from the 2013 European Youth Olympic Festival in Brașov show their support for the city's bid to host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games ©Brasov 2020 Youth Olympic GamesVolunteers from the winter edition of the 2013 European Youth Olympic Festival in Brașov have come together to support the Romanian city's bid to host the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Tokyo 2020 announce new Commissions amid move to new headquarters

By Paul Osborne

Tokyo 2020 held its fifth Executuve Board meeting today ©TwitterThe Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee is due to move to a new headquarters at the end of March, insidethegames has learned following today's Executive Board meeting.

South Korean President reiterates IOC call for Pyeongchang 2018 to speed-up preparations

By Paul Osborne

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has called for thorough preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games amid concerns over construction delays ©Getty ImagesSouth Korean President Park Geun-hye has called for thorough preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games amid concerns over construction delays.

Australian journalist and Olympic historian Gordon dies aged 89

By Philip Barker

Australian journalist and historian Harry Gordon has died ©Getty ImagesAustralian sports journalist Harry Gordon has died aged 89, after a long career as a proud standard bearer for the Olympic achievements of those under the Southern Cross.
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