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.
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.
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.
Rio 2016 have unveiled their range of merchandise for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, which they claim will generate R$1 billion (£168 million/$255 million/€227 million) in revenue, at a special event in São Paulo.
The BMX test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had to be cancelled after heavy rain forced organisers to end the competition at the quarter-final stage.
Los Angeles 2024 have emphasised the Californian origins of some of the new events proposed this week for Olympic inclusion and their history of "pioneering modern sports geared towards a youth audience".
The International Wushu Federation (IWUF) was “disappointed” but “not completely surprised” after the sport it governs missed out on a recommendation to be added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic programme, executive vice-president Anthony Goh has said.
Bowling needs to change its worldwide perception of being a recreational activity rather than a sport, World Bowling President Kevin Dornberger has said, admitting there is “work to do” if it is to improve its global image and one day be included on the Olympic Games Programme.
Rio 2016 have been forced to push their BMX test event back a day after riders refused to race, claiming the course for the event was “unsafe”.
Managers of the London 2012 Olympic Stadium have opposed a decision for details of West Ham United’s rental deal to be made public.
International Athlete Forum for 2020 concludes with practical anti-doping sessions for Japanese youngsters
Members of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Committee have participated in a number of discussions and sessions at the 2015 International Athlete Forum for 2020, which concluded today in Tokyo.
São Paulo has signed a host city contract to stage Olympic football, with 10 matches set to be played in the Corinthians Arena during Rio 2016.
Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has received a boost after a poll revealed 63 per cent of local residents support their attempt at securing the right to host the event in nine years’ time.