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LA 2024 Athletes’ Village Site Among Venues Praised by IOC Inspectors

International Olympic Committee (IOC) inspectors singled out the proposed Athletes' Village site for Los Angeles 2024 at the UCLA campus for particular praise following...

Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid Opposition Group Launches

A new group has been set-up to oppose Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. The group, called NOlympicsLA, hopes to emulate...

Gabon Olympic Committee Produces Motivational Video

The Gabon Olympic Committee (COG) has produced a film to help inspire those with a disability to take up sport. The 25-minute piece is on...

Thirty Graduate from USOC-Backed International Coaching Program

Thirty people have graduated from the United States Olympic Committee's (USOC) International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program (ICECP). The group represented five continents, 30 countries and...

Russia’s Olympic Future

Amid the International Olympic Committee’s anxiety about diminishing available candidate host cities for ever more expensive Olympic Games, President Vladimir Putin makes it evident...

Adolph Kiefer, Oldest American Olympic Champion, Dies at 98

Swimmer Adolph Kiefer, the oldest living American Olympic gold medalist, has died at the age of 98. Kiefer won the 100 meter backstroke title at...

Gretzky, Magic Johnson Star in Latest ‘Legends of LA’ Flm

Ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky and basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson are among sporting stars featuring in Los Angeles 2024's fourth and final episode...

David Owen: What if Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics Get Canceled?

What would be the financial impact on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of a cancellation of Pyeongchang 2018? The tensions over North Korea make this...

Russians Call Pyeongchang Ban Suggestion an Olympic Charter Violation

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has claimed suggesting the country should be banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games is "flagrant violation" of the...

Tokyo Reportedly Expecting Annual $9.8 Million Loss on New Olympic Venues

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is reportedly estimating there will be an annual loss of around $9.8 million for five new venues being constructed for...

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