Queensland will make an official bid to host the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the State's Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed today.
Exclusive: IOC accused of "hypocrisy" after moving marathon and race walks but staging other events in Tokyo
A contender for an Olympic medal in the race walks next year has claimed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has moved his event and the marathon from Tokyo to Sapporo to try to protect itself, not because they are concerned about the health of the athletes.
The clash between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) over the marathon and race walk move to Sapporo played out last week as if it were scripted.
Marathon and race-walk events will move to Sapporo after an agreement was reached in a four-party meeting, however the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will not incur the costs associated with the move.
John Coates has labelled the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium as "simply magnificent" after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission visited the venue.
Tokyo Governor calls for Olympic races to remain in capital and criticises "unprecedented" IOC decision
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike reiterated her desire to keep Olympic marathon and race walk events in the Japanese capital during a lengthy rebuke of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for their decision to move the competitions to Sapporo.
The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to move the Olympic marathon and race-walk events to Sapporo is expected to dominate discussions during latest Coordination Commission visit to Tokyo.
The decision to move the marathons and race-walking events at Tokyo 2020 is final and will not be revisited, despite local opposition to the switch, senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official John Coates has confirmed.
John Coates, President of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport, welcomed the opportunity today to form what he called the "foundation of our presence here" ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates said a new 80,000-seater stadium would not be needed for Queensland's potential bid for the 2032 Summer Olympic Games and Paralympics.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has expressed confidence in Brisbane and Queensland mounting a compelling case to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games following the inaugural meeting of a candidature leadership group in Cairns today.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chairman John Coates has called on Tokyo 2020 to ensure there is an immediate legacy after next year's Olympics by hosting major events following the conclusion of the Games.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has approved changes to its guidelines following the overhaul of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Rule 40.