IOC President Thomas Bach’s Speech on the Occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the...

Boa noite, cariocas, Boa noite, Brasil, Dear fellow Olympians, Distingués représentants des autorités brésiliennes, Votre Excellence, Monsieur le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Kimoon, Excellences, Monsieur...

Rio 2016 Launch “A New World” Slogan

Rio 2016 has unveiled the official slogan for the Olympic and Paralympic Games - "A New World". The motto was launched alongside an accompanying manifesto...

Ticket Sales Remain Low for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics, Paralympics

Only 30.3 percent of tickets for next year's Winter Olympic Games have been sold with less than four months to go until the start...

American Olympians as Guinea Pigs in Rio

There is supposed to be a global sporting and cultural event that is taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starting in about three...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Add Venues, Switch Locations of Sports as Part of Games...

Proposed locations for a number of sports should Los Angeles be successful with its attempt at securing the hosting rights for the 2024 Olympics...

Sweden Considering 2026 Winter Olympics Bid

With the Olympic Agenda 2020 declared fully in line with the city’s ambitions for social, financial, environmental and democratic sustainability, the Swedish capital of...

Snyder Breaks Swimming World Record After Competition Delay at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 meter freestyle S11 final here this evening,...

Judge Accepts Indictments Against Eight Accused of Rio 2016 Terror Plot

A Brazilian judge has accepted indictments against eight men who are accused of plotting terrorist attacks at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Judge Marcos Josegrei...

USA Wheelchair Rugby Name Squad for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

USA Wheelchair Rugby (USAWR) have announced their 12-member team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with four members of the London 2012 squad returning. Chuck...

Exclusive: Olympic Brand in Decline Ahead of Rio 2016, Study Claims

The Olympic Partner (TOP) sponsors are among the worst affected by the Zika virus and a “relative decline of the Olympic brand”, a study...

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