IOC President Thomas Bach’s Speech on the Occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the...

Boa noite, cariocas, Boa noite, Brasil, Dear fellow Olympians, Distingués représentants des autorités brésiliennes, Votre Excellence, Monsieur le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Kimoon, Excellences, Monsieur...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Add Venues, Switch Locations of Sports as Part of Games...

Proposed locations for a number of sports should Los Angeles be successful with its attempt at securing the hosting rights for the 2024 Olympics...

Five Sports Recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Inclusion All Approved by IOC Executive Board

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Rome Mayor Writes to IOC to Withdraw Bid for 2024 Olympics Even Though Candidature...

Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi has written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) withdrawing its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, even...

US TV Audience for Rio 2016 Golf Finale Second Highest Viewing Figures of the...

Golf's Olympic return last week was reportedly watched by one the sport's biggest ever global television audiences, it has been estimated. It comes as a...

Snyder Breaks Swimming World Record After Competition Delay at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 meter freestyle S11 final here this evening,...

More than $500 Million to be Disbursed to National Olympic Committees

Having approved a 16 percent increase in Olympic Solidarity funds, the IOC Executive Board announced that a total of $509,285,000 will be distributed to...

Judge Accepts Indictments Against Eight Accused of Rio 2016 Terror Plot

A Brazilian judge has accepted indictments against eight men who are accused of plotting terrorist attacks at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Judge Marcos Josegrei...

Max Winters: Surfing Fits Olympic Agenda 2020’s Demand for Youthful Sports Perfectly

The 2016 VISSLA Junior World Surfing Championships, currently taking place in the Azores, has provided the world with a first opportunity to take a...

Brazil’s Alison and Bruno Claim Men’s Beach Volleyball Olympic Crown

Brazil's Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt made partial amends for the heartbreak suffered by their female counterparts by emphatically claiming the Rio 2016...

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