The sport of boules has launched a campaign to get onto the Olympic programme in 2024.
Rio 2016’s preparations for next summer’s Olympic Games have received a boost after the International Cycling Union (UCI) declared they were “extremely satisfied” with the recent mountain bike test event, which concluded yesterday.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach joined youngsters from Lausanne and other Swiss regions in participating in a range of activities to mark Olympic Week.
More than 5,000 people have so far signed a petition calling for "No Skateboarding in the Olympics" as battle-lines continue to be drawn following Tokyo 2020's decision to recommend the sport last month.
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has promised that any athlete denied a medal at Rio 2016 due to drug cheats will have their own formal awards ceremony at a later date.
Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) President Lassana Palenfo has targeted a joint-African bid for the Summer Youth Olympic Games as a means to "boost the morale" of the continent.
Lillehammer 2016 are not planning to add more rooms to house athletes at next February's Winter Youth Olympics, despite concerns over rooms currently used by one student being shared between four competitors during the Games.
Staff including cleaners, catering workers and turnstile operators will be funded by the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) rather than English Premier League club West Ham United when they move into the Olympic Stadium next year.
A new educational initiative has been unveiled by Rome's 2024 Olympics and Paralympics bid on the same day that the city's much maligned Mayor Ignazio Marino resigned due to an expenses scandal.
Seven "innovative" research projects are being funded and supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to illustrate its commitment to the fight against doping, the organisation has claimed.
Hamburg has estimated the cost of hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games at €11.2 billion (£8.2 billion/$12.5 billion), with the public sector likely to be called upon to contribute €7.4 billion (£5.4 billion/$8.3 billion) of this overall sum.
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced the list of race officials for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee has announced the competition to design the new emblem for the Olympics and Paralympics will be open to everyone in Japan over the age of 18, with the official launch of the process due to take place in the middle of October.
Lillehammer 2016 have held a Chefs de Mission seminar ahead of next year’s Winter Youth Olympic Games, which take place in the Norwegian town from February 12 to 21.
Rio 2016 will slash their budget for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games by as much as 30 per cent, with infrastructure and the volunteer programme to be the main affected areas, director of communications Mario Andrada has said.