Breakdancing, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have been put forward for inclusion as additional sports on the programme for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, it was announced today.
Japan's Olympics Minister Yoshitaka Sakurada has been forced to apologise for making comments he admitted "lacked consideration" after he suggested that the leukaemia diagnosis of the country's star swimmer Rikako Ikee could dampen her team-mates' excitement for Tokyo 2020.
Japanese non-profit The Nippon Foundation has become an official contributor of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, organisers announced today to coincide with the start of the orientation sessions.
Tokyo 2020 today announced that the nationwide collection of discarded and obsolete electronic devices aimed at supplying recycled precious metals for the manufacture of athletes' medals is expected to reach its goals and will end on March 31.
Olympic and Paralympic week has returned to France for the third time as the countdown to the Paris 2024 Games continues.
London in England has been named the best sports city for 2019 by global communications firm Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW).
French film director Besson claiming €50 million in allowances over use of film studio during Paris 2024
French film director Luc Besson is reportedly claiming €50 million (£44 million/$57 million) in allowances because the offices of his company EuropaCorp will be used as a canteen for athletes competing at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.
"Field Cast" and "City Cast" have been unveiled as the names of the Games and city volunteers respectively at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 has today unveiled the official brand name and logo for the test events they will be organising, coinciding with the announcement of the third phase of its schedule.
Paris 2024 organisers have targeted Games that "makes us proud" with 2,024 days to go until the Olympic Opening Ceremony.
Gene Sykes is stepping down as chief executive of Los Angeles 2028 but will assume an advisory role with the Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today.
Tokyo 2020 has added to its domestic sponsorship portfolio by signing a new partnership with KOKUYO.
Tokyo 2020 President backs introducing daylight saving time as claims it could provide legacy for Japan
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has backed the introduction of daylight saving time to combat the expected high temperatures when the city hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games and claimed it could provide a legacy for the country after the event.
Miraitowa and Someity have been unveiled as the names of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots respectively as the two characters made their official debut at a launch event today.
Row with US TV holds up publication of Tokyo 2020 aquatics schedule but baseball granted extra matches
Tokyo 2020 have been unable to finalise the competition schedule for aquatics events at the Olympic Games as discussions over the timing of swimming finals remain ongoing, it was revealed here today.