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Former Presidents of Previous Olympic Hosts Begin Jail Terms

By Dan Palmer | Two former Presidents of the last two Olympic host nations have begun jail terms. Brazil's Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and South...

USA Basketball Selects Star-Filled Squad for Tokyo Olympics

By Dan Palmer | LeBron James could play at a fourth Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020 after being named in USA Basketball's 35-man national team...

Tokyo 2020 President Urges Cautious Approach to North Korea

By Nick Butler | Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to adopt a "cautious" approach when dealing with North...

Seven Contenders Interested in Hosting 2026 Winter Olympic Games

By Thomas Giles | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has named the seven cities that have officially confirmed interest in hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic...

Paris Mayor Tasked with 2024 Olympic Building Projects

By Mike Rowbottom | Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris, was today unanimously elected as President of the body charged with delivering the key building...

Norovirus Outbreak at Pyeongchang 2018 Caused by Toilet Water Tanks

By Daniel Etchells | An outbreak of the norovirus at last month's Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games was caused by portable toilets' water tanks, South...

Will 2026 Winter Olympic Race be More of the Same or has Change Really...

By Nick Butler | It has been a busy old week in the fledgling race for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Our understanding is...

A Sporting Life in Korea

By Don Porter With the recent conclusion of the Winter Olympics, I recall Leaving South Korea in May 1952 via Pusan on a troop ship...

Inspectors Pinpoint Areas Where Paris 2024 Faces Potential Cost Pressures

Just six months after the French capital was confirmed as host of the next Summer Olympics but one, Paris 2024 is already facing warnings...

South Korea Suffers Tourism Decline During Winter Olympic Games

The South Korean Justice Ministry released data which shows that tourism numbers are down compared to this time last year, despite the country having...

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