Winter Olympics

BOA looking forward to "extraordinarily exciting" 2018 Games after visit to Pyeongchang

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

The BOA delegation on their tour of venues in Pyeongchang that formed part of their visit ©Pyeongchang 2018Officials from the British Olympic Association (BOA) have become the latest team to inspect progress at Pyeongchang 2018, with less than three-and-a-half years until the next Winter Olympic Games.

Only 200 people turn up to Oslo 2022 protest

By Nick Butler

Protests against Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics have taken place today ©FacebookOnly around 200 people attended a demonstration against Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in the Norwegian capital this evening, although the protesters claim to have had 35,000 signatures supporting their opposition to the campaign. 

Pyeongchang 2018 welcome strong IOC support following latest meeting with President Bach

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Thomas Bach meeting with Pyeongchang 2018 chairman Yang Ho Cho ©Pyeongchang 2018International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach has met new Pyeongchang 2018 President Yang Ho Cho for the first time since he was elected President of the Organising Committee in July.

Message of sporting support but still much opposition to Oslo 2022

By Nick Butler

Stormy clouds are continuing to hang over Oslo's Olympic and Paralympic bid ©AFP/Getty ImagesResistance to Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is mounting, despite a reiteration of support from 18 of 19 regional sports confederations across Norway.

RIOU set to welcome second intake of students for MSA course

By Paul Osborne

Students from around the world are set to undertake the second edition of the MSA course at the Russian International Olympic University ©RIOUIrish kickboxing world champion Catherine O'Grady is one of a number of students set to undertake the second edition of the Russian International Olympic University's (RIOU) Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course.

Exclusive: Public rally planned to show opposition to Oslo 2022 Olympic bid

By Nick Butler

A demonstration will take place in the streets of Oslo on September 19 against the bid ©AFP/Getty ImagesA public demonstration has been planned for later this month as the controversy over whether Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics should go ahead becomes ever more divisive.

Beijing flexes muscles in 2022 Olympic race by unveiling eight major sponsors

By Nick Butler

Eight sponsors have been signed to support Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Beijing 2022Beijing Bank, Beijing Automotive Group and internet giants Tencent Group are among eight sponsors to have been signed by Beijing as the Chinese capital city's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics gathers pace.

Public support for Oslo 2022 bid continues to dwindle, reveal polls

By Emily Goddard

Public support for the Oslo 2022 Winter Games bid has slipped to a new low ©Oslo 2022Support for the Oslo 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid has hit an all time low, according to two new independent public opinion polls.

Beijing 2022 gaining confidence from success in Nanjing, claims Chinese IOC member

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Yang Yang believes Beijing's chances of being awarded the 2022 Games have been boosted by the success of Nanjing 2014Success here at the Summer Youth Olympic Games is boosting Beijing's bid to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2022, China's two-time short track speed skating champion Yang Yang has claimed.
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