Summer Olympics

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.

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.

CONI President confident Rome will host 2024 Games after meeting with Bach

By Emily Goddard

Thomas Bach met with Giovanni Malagò and Matteo Renzi at the World Economic Forum today ©Getty ImagesGiovanni Malagò, President of the Italian Olympic Committee, has said he is optimistic that Rome will secure the hosting rights for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics after a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today.

Rio 2016 Torch Relay to emulate London 2012 by providing "Olympic experience"

By Nick Butler

A Torch Relay aiming to replicate the success of the one before the London 2012 Games will be confirmed soon ©Getty ImagesRio 2016 organisers are seeking to emulate the success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relay, they have claimed, with a 100-day event spanning the entire host country.

Boston 2024 releases detailed plans of city's bid to host Olympic and Paralympic Games

By Liam Morgan

The Boston 2024 Organising Committee have this evening released detailed plans about their bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in nine years time ©Boston 2024The Boston 2024 Organising Committee have today released detailed plans of the city's bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in nine years' time.

Rio in "final stretch" of constructing new anti-doping laboratory for Olympic Games

By Nick Butler at the Apex Temple Court Hotel in London

Rio 2016 have insisted that their anti doping laboratory will be open well before the end of 2015 ©Getty ImagesStrong progress has taken place regarding construction of the Anti Doping Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro, with the facility to be fully operational well before the end of 2015, a Rio 2016 official has insisted here today.

Rio 2016 golf test event set to go ahead in November despite fears over grass growing in time

By Michael Pavitt at the Apex Temple Court Hotel in London

Organisers are confident that the Rio 2016 Olympic golf course will host a test event in 2015. This picture was taken in November 2013 ©AFP/Getty ImagesRio 2016 are not expecting to need to postpone the golf test event scheduled for the Olympic course in November despite the grass having only recently been laid, officials have insisted here today, although they are still working to accommodate the concerns of environmentalists.

Referendum to take place in Berlin if city chosen as German contender in 2024 Olympic race

By Nick Butler

A referendum will be held in Berlin to decide whether the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics goes ahead ©DPA/Getty ImagesA referendum will be held in Berlin in September if the city is chosen ahead of Hamburg as the German contender in the race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

Sponsors to pay $128 million for leading package at Tokyo 2020

By Paul Osborne

Sponsors looking secure the top sponsorship package at Tokyo 2020 will have to foot a bill of JPY15 billion ©Getty ImagesCompanies hoping to become leading sponsors of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics will reportedly have to pay around JPY¥15 billion (£80 million/$128 million/€110 million).
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