Sports Diplomacy in Seoul Olympics

By former IOC Vice President Dr. Un Yong Kim, speaking on “How to make use of sports for deepening international understanding and for promoting...

Beijing 2022 Press Release

China launched a season of winter sport and cultural events The program is designed to foster the practice of winter sports in China and...

FIFA set dates for 2018 World Cup as Putin promises currency crisis will not...

FIFA announced today that the 2018 World Cup final will be played in Moscow on July 15 as Russian President Vladimir Putin promised the...

Cuban deal for Rio 2016 takes IOC’s total broadcast income in quadrennium to beyond...

At the end of a week in which United States President Barack Obama announced moves to normalise diplomatic and economic links with Cuba after...

United States will bid for 2024 Olympics but choose city later

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) today (December 16, 2014) formally committed itself to bidding for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics but decided not...

Papal support for Rome 2024 but others dismiss bid as “madness”

Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics has provoked a mixed reaction in Italy, with Papal support countered by concerns over whether the...

Mexico Olympic Committee President wants to revive joint Tijuana-San Diego Olympic bid for 2024

Mexico is trying to revive a joint bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics between Tijuana and San Diego, although its hopes appear set...

Rio 2016 convene task force to tackle new “super-bacteria” threat at sailing venue

Pollution concerns at the Rio 2016 sailing venue in Guanabara Bay have been revived following the discovery of a drug-resistant "super-bacteria" capable of causing...

Pound to Spearhead Investigation of Athletics Doping Allegations

Former World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Richard Pound is stepping back into the spotlight as chairman of a three-member Commission set up to investigate...

‘America’s bid,’ whichever city it is…

The U.S. Olympic Committee formally announced Tuesday it intends to launch a bid for the 2024 Summer Games, by now the news equivalent of...

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