A design competition has been officially launched today to select the replacement Tokyo 2020 logo, with all Japanese-based adults urged to submit applications "regardless of previous experience or formal qualifications".
A new partnership has been announced between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Jet Set Sports dedicated to growing spectator attendance at the Games, beginning next summer in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio 2016 has announced a further 10,000 online English language courses are now available to taxi drivers in the Brazilian city, in order to improve communication with tourists ahead of next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Six-time Paralympic medallist Roly Crichton has been awarded the Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) Order of Merit in acknowledgement of his remarkable service to Paralympic sport in the country.
Sochi 2014 bronze medallist Danelle Umstead says she is targeting one more appearance at the Paralympic Games before she brings her career to a close.
State Justice Department official Nelson to serve as general counsel of Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid
Local politician Brian Nelson has been unveiled as the latest appointment within Los Angeles 2024's fledgling Olympic and Paralympic bid, and as general counsel will undertake a key facilitating role between the bid and prospective host city authorities.
An official Rome 2024 website has gone live today as organisers seek to boost the publicity surrounding their bid, one of five such attempts to land the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Ryohei Miyata, President of the Tokyo University of the Arts, has been appointed head of the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee while membership of the panel has also been confirmed.
Japanese Sports Minister Hakubun Shimomura, a close ally of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has become the latest casualty of the Tokyo 2020 National Stadium fiasco after tendering his resignation today.
Rio 2016's budget for next year's Olympic Opening Ceremony will be just 10 per cent of that allocated ahead of the London 2012 Games, it has been revealed, as Brazil continues to struggle with economic and political problems.
Multiple Paralympic champion faces London 2012 rematch at FEI European Para-Equestrian Dressage Championships
Ten-times Paralympic champion Lee Pearson of Britain will go up against arch rival Pepo Puch of Austria at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) European Para-Equestrian Dressage Championships 2015 in what promises to be one of the most exciting battles of the three-day event in Deauville, France.
Boston 2024 abandoned their ill-fated bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics with a shortfall of more than $4 million (£2.5 million/€3.5 million) in outstanding payroll obligations and unpaid invoices, it has been reported locally, although sources close to the bid have disputed the validity of the report.
Paris has formally joined the race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics by submitting a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), following the example of Hamburg and Rome.
Los Angeles 2024 chairman begins long campaign to win Olympic bid with visit to World Wrestling Championships
Casey Wasserman, chairman of Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, has begun the two-year campaign by visiting the World Wrestling Championships here.
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford believes the city should not bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics - describing the Games as a "bottomless black hole".