Germany, India, Australia Seem to Want the 2032 Summer Olympics

In the “it is never too early to plan an event 15 years down the road” file, India’s sports ministry is thinking about hosting...

Exclusive: “There is huge popular support” for Olympics in Istanbul claims bid official

(Editor’s Note.  This article is one of five being posted to the Digest blog on the same day.  All five stories deal with a...

David Owen: Proust, VIP Ice-Cream and a Recipe for Better Olympic Food

So it looks like we can add another imperfection to the long list of blemishes at Rio’s perfectly imperfect Games (have I got that...

Breakdancing Among Favorites for Paris 2024 Inclusion

By Michael Pavitt | Breakdancing, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have been touted as the favorites to be...

In Long Term, Radical Change Needed to Reduce Olympic Host Burden

If the International Olympic Committee thought the bidding process changes in its Agenda 2020 reforms would end the negativity about being a host of...

Bach Says Pyeongchang 2018 “Very Close” to Being Canceled Amid Security Fears

By Liam Morgan | International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang were "very close"...

Vietnam to pull out of hosting 2019 Asian Games in Hanoi

Vietnam says it will pull out of hosting the 2019 Asian Games because of economic pressures. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung made the announcement in...

British Paralympic Star Dame Sarah Storey Among Four Elected to IPC Athletes’ Council

Britain's 14-time Paralympic gold medalist Dame Sarah Storey is one of four athletes to have been elected to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes’...

Olympic Summit gives full support to Olympic Agenda 2020

Leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today, with the Olympic Agenda 2020 process central to their discussions. Sports leaders heard updates on the...

Wrestling Medallist Among Five More Doping Cases to Emerge at Toronto 2015

Four more Toronto 2015 doping cases have been confirmed today by the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), including Argentina's bronze medal winning wrestler Luz Vazquez,...

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