Paris Olympics 2024: Organisers say 6.8 million tickets sold so far, defend pricing
The most expensive tickets are 2,700 euros ($2,900) for the opening ceremony, and the sports with the highest prices are the athletics, swimming and basketball finals.
Paris Olympics 2024: 'Hundreds of thousands' of free tickets pledged for opening ceremony
The final figure for the number of people who will be granted tickets for the vast and ambitious outdoor opening ceremony along the river Seine is still under discussion.
Sports ministry approves Murali Sreeshankar, Priyanka Goswami and Sandeep Kumar's proposals to train abroad
Long jumper Murali Sreeshankar, along with his coach Sivasankaran Murali, would be training in Greece for 32 days, the cost of which will be covered under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme
Her Story in Pakistan: Specially-abled Sajida Bibi won Olympic gold, worked as house maid, now goes missing
Sajida bagged a gold medal in tennis doubles at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi as part of the 92-member Pakistani contingent. She worked as a domestic help to earn livelihood for her family
Russia says will not send fencers to Olympic qualifier in Poland
"Will Russian fencers take part in Poland? Of course not, it is unacceptable," Ilgar Mamedov told RIA Novosti, referring to the Women's Foil World Cup due to start on April 21
IOC asks IOA to appoint CEO without further delay
The IOA was to appoint a CEO who would perform the functions of the erstwhile secretary general, within a month after taking charge of the new executive council led by PT Usha in December.
IOC backs return of Russian athletes as individuals, no timeline for Paris Olympics
IOC president Thomas Bach said the IOC Executive Board had recommended to international federations and international sports event organisers that "athletes with a Russian or a Belarusian passport must compete only as Individual Neutral Athletes".
Ukraine renews push to keep Russia out of Paris Olympics ahead of key IOC meeting
The IOC is expected to set out criteria for Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete next week as qualifying events for the Paris Olympics ramp up.
Drone threat hovers over Paris Olympics
Fear of a terror attack has haunted every Olympic host nation for half a century since Palestinian gunmen took members of the Israeli team hostage during the 1972 Olympics in Munich
Paris Olympics 2024: Organisers aim to keep athletes cool without air conditioners
The decision is part of the organizing committee’s goal to cut the carbon footprint of the Paris Games by half and stage the most sustainable Olympics to date
Russia and security 'the major issues for IOC and Paris Olympics'
Last year's invasion of Ukraine and the ongoing war has prompted many observers to argue that Russia should be banned.
Australia to spend $4.8 billion on 2032 Brisbane Olympic venues
Brisbane was awarded the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympics two years ago, returning the Games to Australia for a third time.
Race walkers Priyanka Goswami, Akshdeep Singh qualify for World Championships and Paris Olympics
Priyanka Goswami and Akshdeep Singh qualified for the prestigious events by winning the women's and men's 20km race walk gold at the National Open Race Walking Championships.
History 'should teach IOC a lesson' over Russian Olympic conundrum: Ukrainian ex-athlete
Ukrainian athletes hope political pressure from governments will force the IOC to back down. Otherwise, they warn, a boycott may be necessary.
Volodymyr Zelensky says Russian athletes at Olympics a 'manifestation of violence'
'The mere presence of representatives of the terrorist state is a manifestation of violence and lawlessness,' Volodymyr Zelensky said.
Ukraine's 2024 Paris Games boycott call against Olympic 'principles': IOC
IOC president Thomas Bach has told Ukraine its calls to boycott the 2024 Paris Games over the possible participation of Russian competitors goes against Olympic 'principles'.
On this day: Remembering historic events that happened on 10 February
The six-round chess match between Russian grandmaster Garry Kasparov and the IBM-designed computer, Deep Blue, officially began on 10 February 1996. During the face-off, Kasparov clinched a comfortable 4-2 victory
Ex-Tokyo Olympics official, three businessmen arrested over alleged Games bid-rigging
In a statement, Tokyo prosecutors said they arrested Yasuo Mori, 55, a senior Tokyo 2020 organising committee official, for allegedly violating the anti-monopoly law.
Paris mayor changes stance on Russian competitors in Olympics, calls for ban 'while war continues'
Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo had earlier said that Russian athletes could compete in next year's Olympics under a neutral flag to avoid "depriving athletes of competition".
Explained: The arguments for and against exclusion of Russia, Belarus from Paris Olympics
Ukraine fired up its campaign on Friday to have Russia and military ally Belarus excluded from the next Summer Games with talk in Kyiv of a boycott