Around $14.3 Million Spent on Rome’s Bid for 2024 Olympics, CONI President Says

Approximately $14.3 million was spent on Rome’s aborted bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI)...

Disaster-Hit Fukushima Earmarked to Host Events at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe have reportedly "agreed" that some Tokyo 2020 Olympic events should be...

Bach Accuses Rome City Council of ‘Politically Motivated’ Decision to Oppose Olympic Bid

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has accused Rome authorities of taking a "politically motivated" decision to oppose the city's bid for the...

Rome 2024 Olympic Bid Officially Suspended

The Rome 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid has been suspended, the President of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) Giovanni Malagò announced today, although faint...

Nick Butler: Pyeongchang 2018 Officials Have Much Work to do But Their Compact Games...

Stuck in a monumental traffic jam on the drive south-west to Incheon Airport, I was beginning to get worried we would not make it...

IOC Coordination Commission ‘Well Pleased’ with PyeongChang 2018 Venue Progress

The IOC Coordination Commission is “well pleased” with the progress of venue construction for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, according to a press release...

Anti-Doping ‘Not a Priority’ for Sporting Integrity Global Alliance, Says ICSS Chief

International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) chief executive Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros has said here today that anti-doping is not a priority for the...

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...

IOC Urges Pyeongchang to Follow Rio’s Lead and Improve Efficiency of Budget

Cost-cutting measures to the Pyeongchang 2018 budget have been recommended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) using methods learnt from Rio 2016. IOC Coordination Commission...

Rome 2024 Bid Announcement Delayed Following Meeting Between Bach and Malagò

No announcement will be made on the future of the Rome 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid until Tuesday, Oct. 11, insidethegames has been told today. This...

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