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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paris 2024 Bid Committee members will today meet officials from World Sailing at the picturesque Marina Marseille, the proposed venue for Olympic sailing in eight years’ time.
Coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be shown on video messaging application Snapchat after the signing of an unprecedented deal with American rightsholders NBC.
Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics has received cross-party support from the United States' House of Representatives.
Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has admitted to concerns about the Zika virus as she prepares to defend her title at Rio 2016 in August.
An International Olympic Committee (IOC) 2024 Evaluation Commission Working Group has completed four days of meetings in Lausanne to analyse the first part of the Canadidature Files submitted by the four cities vying to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Italian basketball player Andrea Bargnani has featured in the latest promotional video for Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.