The Olympic village, which will house some 15,000 athletes and officials, is being built in the Seine-Saint-Denis area north of Paris, which for years has suffered from social tensions and neglect
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Price of hosting opening, closing ceremonies rises 40 percent to $118 million, says organising committee
The price of the opening and closing ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics has risen about 40 percent according to numbers released by the organizing committee
Russia's Apti Aukhadov was stripped of the men's weightlifting silver medal he won in the 85 kg category at the London 2012 Olympics after he tested positive for banned substances in re-tests of samples, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said.
Members of a huge police force sent to secure crime-ridden Rio before the Olympics next month have already come under gunfire, officials said as Brazil's interim president promised "absolute peace" at the Games.
Another web service to get on the Olympics squad is Facebook. The International Olympic Committee ...