Hamburg 2024 has today announced the appointment of Plan International Germany as the first charity partner of its bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
South Sudan have plenty of talented athletes but lack of infrastructure is a problem, admits Sports Minister
There is a vast untapped reservoir of talent in South Sudan that competing at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will help encourage, the country's Sports Minister predicted here today.
Brazil has been urged to take security threats more seriously, particularly along its 17,000 kilometres-long border, as fears grow over possible terrorism at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Building materials and housing equipment manufacturers LIXIL Corporation has been unveiled as the 15th Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Gold Partner in a special ceremony in the Japanese capital today.
Hamburg 2024 has received the backing of its local hotel industry, which has guaranteed that an initial 15,000 rooms will be available for guests from all over the world if the city is successful in its bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Brazilian bribery laws "very probably" broken during Rio 2016 construction process, investigator admits
More than BRL R$37.6 billion (£6.6 billion/$10 billion/€9.4 billion) worth of construction contracts for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics are being investigated as part of a long-running Brazilian police investigation into corruption at state-run oil firm Petrobras, an investigator has revealed.
The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has claimed it has not agreed to support Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics after it was named among a string of countries which pledged backing to the Hungarian capital.
The competition to select a new logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially opened today - with 10,000 entries expected.
Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics has received an early boost after several of its neighbours and other European countries publicly pledged their backing.
Upgrading the lighting and installing better air conditioning were highlighted by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) President Thomas Weikert as the two main improvements required at the Riocentro Pavilion following the conclusion of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games table tennis test event.
More than 50,000 people have already downloaded the application form to submit a Tokyo 2020 logo design ahead of the process officially opening on Tuesday (November 24), insidethegames has been told.
The Mayors of Paris and Los Angeles, rival bidders to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, have both pulled out of travelling here following the terrorism attack on the French capital last week.
Britain’s Paul Drinkhall is targeting success at next year’s Olympic Games after he claimed men’s singles gold at the Rio 2016 table tennis test event with victory over home favourite Thiago Monteiro at the Riocentro Pavilion.
Terrorism is the “the number one worry” at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the city’s security chief Jose Mariano Beltrame has claimed in the wake of the attacks in Paris which killed at least 130 people on Friday (November 13).
An agreement over moving the Tokyo 2020 track cycling venue to Izu could be confirmed in time for approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its Executive Board meeting in Lausanne next month, Japanese officials hope.