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Los Angeles City Council Approves Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to give final approval for LA 2024 and authorize the City of Los Angeles to sign the...

Budapest City Council Endorses 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid

The Budapest City Council has given a "formal endorsement" to the Hungarian capital's 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid after 21 of 29 voting...

Los Angeles 2024 Chair Says Awarding Two Olympics Together is ‘Interesting Concept’

Los Angeles 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman has claimed the idea of awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the International...

Los Angeles 2024, USOC Officials Rule Out Bidding for 2028 Games

Los Angeles and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have warned that they have no interest in bidding for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...

Athlete Says Her Life is a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ While Defending TV Show Participation

Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has defended her decision to participate in Channel 4’s winter sport series The Jump, despite the safety risks, because she...

Alcott Rewarded for Superb Year by Topping Wheelchair Tennis Quad World Ranking

Australian Dylan Alcott has added further gloss to a season crowned by Rio 2016 Paralympic gold by being confirmed as the year-end quad singles...

Invictus Games to Fund Study of Impact of Sport on Injured Military Personnel

The Organizing Committee of the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto will fund a research study examining the role of adaptive sport in the rehabilitation...

Syrian Refugee Al-Hussein Wins Human Rights Award After Competing for Independent Paralympic Athletes’ Olympic...

Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein, who competed in swimming at Rio 2016 as part of the Independent Paralympic Athletes’ (IPA) Team, has received a human...

US Olympic Committee to Increase Pay for Medal Winners at Major Competitions

American athletes are set to see their accomplishments recognized more than ever as the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is increasing its Operation Gold...

Fencer and Paralympic Snowboarder Among Winners of USOC Awards

Paralympic snowboarder Mike Minor, fencer Anna van Brummen and the women’s ice hockey team have scooped the United States Olympic Committee’s (USOC) Best of...

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