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Sep 12, 2017
IOC president Thomas Bach defends handling of graft allegations, says 'no organisation is immune'The IOC, which is gathering in Lima to award the 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles respectively on Wednesday, has been rocked by allegations of graft in the race for the 2016 Olympics.
Aug 05, 2017
One year on, the only legacy of Rio Olympics 2016 is abject dysfunction, not prosperityThe true legacy that Rio 2016 has is that the Olympics must be delivered on more equitable and sustainable terms in the future.
Aug 03, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Mo Farah could steal 'explosive' Usain Bolt’s thunder in final fanfareDespite Usain Bolt garnering all the eyeballs than any other athlete at the ensuing IAAF World Championships in London, Mo Farah will have to chance to possibly steal Bolt's thunder in the final fanfare.
Aug 01, 2017
Los Angeles reaches deal to host Olympic Games in 2028, Paris set for 2024Los Angeles announced its intent to host the 2028 Olympics on Monday, paving the way for Paris to host in 2024 in a deal hailed as a win-win-win for both cities and the Olympic movement.
Jul 30, 2017
FINA World Championships: US swimmer Lilly King breaks world record to win gold in 50m breaststrokeKing clocked 29.40 seconds, breaking Ruta Meilutyte's four-year-old record of 29.48, with Russia's Yuliya Efimova taking silver
Jul 21, 2017
Tokyo Olympics 2020 face added risk of earthquakes, tsunamis due to shifting tectonic platesFor modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom but Tokyo has a different problem.
Jul 11, 2017
Paris, Los Angeles to be announced as 2024, 2028 Olympic Games hosts in historic dealThe International Olympic Committee is poised to hand the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games to Paris and Los Angeles on Tuesday in a landmark double hosting deal.
May 14, 2017
Olympics 2024: IOC commission in Paris for three-day visit to evaluate city's bidSwitzerland's Patrick Baumann will lead the 11-strong IOC on a three-day visit having just spent as long in Los Angeles, the only other city competing to host the 2024 Olympics.
May 10, 2017
Olympics 2024: IOC heads to Los Angeles for three-day tour to evaluate city's bidWith just four months to go until a 13 September vote in Lima that will decide the race, the IOC's Evaluation Commission will spend this week studying the fine detail of Los Angeles's bid before heading to rival Paris next week.
Apr 08, 2017
IOA ends long-standing impasse, grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of IndiaThe Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), ending a long-standing impasse between the two bodies.