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Aug 02, 2019
World Cup 2022 qualifier: North Korea set to host their first competitive game in Men's football against rivals South KoreaThe development should ease concerns over the fixture, which comes at a time of renewed tensions between the two Koreas following a series of missile tests by the North.
Jun 19, 2019
IOC seeks clarifications on financial security of Stockholm's bid for 2026 Winter OlympicsThe IOC said Wednesday it had asked Stockholm for clarifications over financial backing for its bid to stage the 2026 Winter Olympics.
May 24, 2019
Winter Olympics 2026 candidates Stockholm, Milan have 'fully embraced' cost-cutting reforms, says IOCThe 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi went down as the most expensive in history, costing an estimated 50 billion dollars (45m euros)
May 17, 2019
Germany's double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announces retirement at 25 after struggling with health issuesDahlmeier has won seven world championship gold medals, and last year in Pyeongchang she became the first female biathlete to win both the sprint and the pursuit at the same Olympics
Apr 04, 2019
IOC evaluation commission chief Octavian Morariu 'very, very positive' about Italy's 2026 Winter Olympics bidItaly's financial capital Milan and ski resort Cortina D'Ampezzo in the Dolomites are presenting a joint bid to stage Italy's fourth Olympic Games.
Jan 15, 2019
South Korean Olympic chief apologises for 'systematic flaw' which failed to prevent sexual assault of athletes by coachesThe head of South Korea's top sports body apologised for a litany of sexual assault cases between young athletes and their coaches.
Nov 28, 2018
Milan, Stockholm present bids to host 2026 Winter Olympics after string of withdrawals from rival citiesThe race to host the 2026 Winter Olympics has highlighted a general trend in recent years against staging the expensive showcase sporting event.
Nov 19, 2018
Firstpost Explains: Why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host once-prestigious OlympicsEarlier last week, Calgary citizens voted against the city hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics. But why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host the once-prestigious Games? Firstpost explains
Oct 16, 2018
Britain's most decorated Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold retires; says she is ready for 'new chapter' in lifeArguably Britain's greatest Winter Olympian, Lizzy Yarnold has decided to call it quits on her immensely successful career at the age of 29, choosing instead to focus on nurturing young talent.
Sep 20, 2018
Italy to propose new Milan-Cortina joint bid for 2026 Winter Olympics, but claim door still open for Turin after withdrawalItaly forged ahead with its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, hurriedly revising its original plans to stage the games across three cities and instead proposing a joint initiative by just Milan and Cortina.