Evaluation Commission Praises Los Angeles and Paris After Initial 2024 Review

The "creativity and strong legacy focus" of both Los Angeles and Paris has been praised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission for...

Olympic Bidding Process is ‘Toxic,’ Former IOC Marketing Director Says

Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) marketing director Michael Payne has claimed that the bid process for the Olympic Games has become "toxic" and requires...

IOC Member Adds to Calls for Joint Awarding of 2024 and 2028 Olympics

Belgium's Pierre-Olivier Beckers has become the latest International Olympic Committee (IOC) member to support calls for a double allocation of the 2024 and 2028...

Athletes’ Commission Member Supports Joint Awarding of 2024 and 2028 Olympics

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission member Adam Pengilly believes awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris and Los...

Member Resigns from IAAF Taskforce Amid IOC Investigation of Suspicious Payments

Frankie Fredericks has resigned as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Taskforce which is overseeing Russia's potential reinstatement following allegations...

Final Candidature Files Submitted by 2024 Olympic Candidate Cities

The third and final candidature files from 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bidders Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris have officially been submitted. Each of the candidates...

Nick Butler: Los Angeles 2024 Had a Bad Few Days, but so did Budapest...

The old adage that a "week is a long time in politics," attributed to former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson, is often relevant when...

Potential LA 2024 Olympics Estimated to Generate $18.3 Billion in Economic Output

Olympic Games held in Los Angeles could increase economic output by up to $11.2 billion in Los Angeles and $18.3 billion nationwide, according to...
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International Olympic Committee Refuses to Lift Sports Ban on Kuwait

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a request by the Kuwaiti Government to temporarily lift a sports ban on the country’s athletes. Kuwait was...

ANOC President Admits Integrity of Olympic Games ‘Threatened’ in 2016

Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has admitted the integrity of the Olympic Games was "threatened" during 2016 but...

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