2024 Olympics News
Paris Olympics: Kremlin vows to 'defend the interests' of its athletes
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday recommended to sports federations and events organisers that Russian and Belarusian athletes return to competition 'only' as individuals under a neutral flag
'The big goal is the Olympics': Nikhat Zareen eager to use World Championship experience to win Olympic quota
The Asian Games, scheduled later this year, are the first qualifying event for the Paris Olympics for the boxers of the continent.
2024 Tour de France to finish in Nice instead of Paris due to Olympics
The race will conclude with a potentially decisive individual time-trial instead of the traditional sprint finish over eight laps of the Champs-Elysees.
Fit-again Vikas Krishan to train with pro boxers abroad in preparation for Asian Games, 2024 Olympics
Among the most accomplished names in Indian boxing, Vikas feels training at the Indian national camp will not suffice and he needs to fight with professional boxers to grow as a pugilist.
'Games Wide Open', 2024 Paris Olympics slogan unveiled with two years to go for Games
The slogan was released alongside a video promising the Olympics and Paralympics would be "faster", "higher" and "stronger" -- as well as "more inclusive, more brotherly, more beautiful."
Baichung Bhutia, Anju Bobby added to Mission Olympic Cell as India eyes 2024 Olympics
The other new members added to the committee are former national team hockey captains Sardar Singh and Viren Rasquinha, shooting great Anjali Bhagwat, shuttler Trupti Murgundi and paddler Monali
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan says state will groom budding sportspersons for 2024, 2028 Olympics
Under a talent search programme, the government has started looking for sportspersons so that they can be groomed in 18 sports academies in the state for the world's largest sporting event.
Parkour group urges IOC to reject their sport from consideration for 2024 Paris Olympics
The IOC executive board will meet on Monday and on the agenda is finalising the sports program for the Paris Games. Requests to add new medal events or modify existing ones are expected from governing bodies.
Judo a priority sport for India, will plan its roadmap to 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
Rijiju said the government is working hand-in-gloves with the national federation of the game in creating a strong talent pool keeping in mind the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.
Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics
This decision was taken by the ministry with a focus on the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, and to ensure Olympic-bound athletes are able to train consistently with one coach and work on improving their performance.
Khelo India Games could lead to improved performances at 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says SAI director-general Sandip Pradhan
While the Khelo India Youth Games has unearthed many talented athletes, the ministry of sports has planned to host another tournament for athletes of a higher age group
2024 Summer Olympics host Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo troubled by new IOC sponsor Airbnb
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has been at odds with Airbnb in recent years, set out her issues with the platform to IOC President Thomas Bach last week after news of the sponsorship leaked.
2024 Olympics: Paris aims to beat Olympic traffic with flying taxis from airport
2024 Olympics organisers are looking to fnd solution to the an hour long haul by train or bus into town from Charles de Gaulle airport to the north of Paris. They're considering the feasibility of self-flying urban taxi of the future.
2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 program
The International Olympic Committee's executive board on Wednesday recommended adding breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing to the Paris program when the full membership meets in June.
French President Emmanuel Macron 'unhappy' that 2024 Olympics is failing poorest districts of Paris
French President Emmanuel Macron says he is concerned that some of the poorest districts of Paris are failing to see the benefits from the 2024 Olympics.
Paris Olympics 2024 organisers warned by France government of exceeding budget by half a billion euros
The cost of hosting the 2024 Olympics in Paris is at risk of running half a billion euros over budget and some sites may not be ready in time if plans are not revised, a French government report warned on Friday.
Paris awarded 2024 Olympics while Los Angeles named as hosts for 2028 Games
The 2024 Games will mark the third time Paris has staged the Olympics, coming exactly 100 years after they last hosted the Games. Since then, France had made three unsuccessful bids for the Olympics.
Los Angeles 'would be stupid' to not host 2028 Olympics, says city's mayor
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti says the US city "would be stupid" not to agree to stage the 2028 Olympics, leaving Paris poised to secure the 2024 Games.
Paris, Los Angeles to host Olympics in 2024 and 2028
The International Olympic Committee agreed on Tuesday to award the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time, effectively guaranteeing that Paris and Los Angeles will be the hosts.
IOC starts discussions on awarding hosting rights for 2024 and 2028 Olympics at once
The plan fits the IOC's effort to make Olympic bidding less costly, with cities often spending tens of millions of dollars only to come up empty handed.