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Fukushima to Host Baseball and Softball Games at Tokyo 2020

At least one baseball and softball game will take place in Fukushima during the 2020 Olympic Games, it has been confirmed here today. The decison...

IOC to Investigate Joint Awarding of 2024 and 2028 Olympics

A working group chaired by the four International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-presidents has been set-up to discuss reforms to the bid process, including possibly...

IOC: Rio de Janeiro was ‘Made a Better Place’ by Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unveiled a campaign document designed to change the reputation of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and highlight how...

Owen: The Most Fundamental Question of All: What are the Olympic Games Now For?

Sometimes you need to step outside the bubble that normally envelopes you to illuminate the fundamentals of whatever your specialist subject happens to be. I...

Pavitt: Could Fewer Sports and Demands Help Create More Hosts?

We have heard this week that International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is considering changing the rules so that cities bidding for the...

Paris 2024 Aims for Inclusive Olympic Games

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo joined 100 of France’s leading social economy entrepreneurs and organizations at Paris’ City...

China Seeks Foreign Coach for Men’s Volleyball Team

Striving for a full participation in volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics, China is looking for a foreign coach for its national men's volleyball team. “The...

Rio 2016 Ordered to Pay Repair Costs at Maracanã Stadium

Rio 2016 have been ordered to contribute at least $122,000 to repair works at the Maracanã Stadium after a Brazilian court ruled that they...

Sion Nominated as Swiss Candidate for 2026 Winter Olympics

Sion has been nominated as Switzerland's candidate for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, it was announced today. The decision will still have to...

MLB Commissioner Raises Doubts Over Players Competing at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred has raised doubts over whether players from the world's top league will compete at the Tokyo 2020...

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