January 24 - There is nationwide opposition to Oslo's campaign to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, according to a new poll, with more than half the country believing the Norwegian Government should refuse to provide the financial guarantees required.
January 24 - Hundreds of protesters in the Ukrainian city of Lviv - which is bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics - have stormed into the Governor's office and forced him to sign a letter of resignation.
January 22 - International Boxing Association (AIBA) President CK Wu has spoken optimistically of the prospects of more Asian sporting success in the form of Almaty and Beijing's bids for the 2022 Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games.
January 19 - Sergey Bubka, President of the Ukrainian Olympic Committee, has claimed the political protests in his country are a "normal" part of the democratic process and something that will not affect Lviv's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
January 14 - Sweden's Trade Union Confederation (Sweden LO) have hailed an agreement protecting workers rights as part of Stockholm's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics as a way to "show the possibility of a clean and fair Games".
January 11 - Eli Grimsby, chief executive of Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, has admitted concerns in Norway over the transparency of the budget need to be addressed if their campaign is to be successful.
December 6 - Yang Shu'an, former executive vice-president of Beijing 2008, has claimed bidding and hosting the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games would enable Winter sports to grow into new regions of China.
December 5 - Cooperation between a wide variety of different partners is the key component of a successful bid, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) claimed here during the second day of orientation seminar for the six bidders for the 2022 Winter Games.
December 5 - Kraków's campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is distinctly Polish but with some events held across the Slovakian border for "topographical and geographical reasons," bid leader Jagna Marczułajtis-Walczak has claimed.
The road cycle race at the 1948 Olympic Games in London was moved to Windsor from its originally planned venue at Richmond Park when it was discovered that any activity at more than 20 miles per hour was prohibited. The race was held on Friday August 13 and was started in a torrential downpour on Smith's Lawn in Windsor Great Park by HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. The race distance was 120 miles, comprised of 17 laps which took the leaders approximately 18 minutes each to complete. The individual race was won by France's José Beyaert, while Belgium took the gold medal in the team event. Beyaert remains the last French cyclist to win the Olympic road race.
The IPC is committed to enabling Para athletes to achieve sporting excellence and to developing sports opportunities for all persons with an impairment from the beginner to elite level. In addition, the IPC aims to promote the Paralympic values, which include courage, determination, inspiration and equality.