Olympic sports need to work closer with Government without losing their independence…. That is the message from the First World Olympic Sport Convention being held in Acapulco, Mexico, and attended by senior Olympic officials and sports ministers from around the globe.
The International Olympic Committee is thrilled with the first Youth Olympic Games (YOG) held in Singapore in August but warns there needs to be a “careful” watch on costs of hosting the event.
If perseverance counts, South Korea will win the right to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. This is their third bid in eight years and after losing twice they are determined to win this time.
As Sochi 2014 reaches the midway mark in its preparations for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission paid its fourth visit to the Russian host city from 12 to 14 October. The Commission praised Sochi’s progress and said that, with 1,212 days to go, the Russian organisers remain on track to host great Olympic Winter Games in 2014.
If Olympic bids are based on opening ceremonies, India has given itself every chance of hosting the biggest sporting event of all.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Procter and Gamble (P&G) will join The Olympic Partners (TOP) Programme.
IOC president Jacques Rogge said London 2012 was a "beautiful example" of what the Olympics should be about,
The president of South Africa's Olympic Committee says the country will consider a bid for the 2020 or 2024 Games.
South Africa basked Saturday in the success of its trouble-free World Cup, as finishing touches were put to the closing ceremony with superstar Shakira and a herd of giant elephant puppets.
Juan Antonio Samaranch, who died on Wednesday aged 89, was a giant of the Olympic movement, heading the IOC for 21 years