A century before Prince Harry devised the Invictus Games for wounded servicemen, soldiers took part in a major sporting event to celebrate the end of the First World War.
Sport climbing is part of the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires as a prelude to its appearance on the 2020 Olympic programme in Tokyo. But it will not be the first time that Olympic medals have been awarded for climbing.
Legal action has been launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) against Dutch-based Tempting Brands following an attempt from the company to trademark the name of Modern Olympic Games founder Pierre de Coubertin.
Olympic Movement hoping fervently for a positive Peace House meeting over North Korea's Pyeongchang 2018 participation
If one believed in spirits, it would be tempting to imagine that of Baron Pierre De Coubertin, father of the modern Olympics, hovering approvingly over the proposed meeting between representatives of North and South Korea in the demilitarised zone that lies between them.
One way or another, Russian sport is set to dominate the headlines over the next few months.
The United Nations (UN) will be asked to give their support to an Olympic Truce, to be observed throughout the Olympic period in Pyeongchang next year.
The rain just held off and the flame is on its way to Pyeongchang 2018.
The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Torch lighting ceremony will go ahead as planned in the precincts of the Ancient Olympia Stadium tomorrow, despite forecasts of heavy storms.
Ancient Olympia hosted its first modern pentathlon laser-run, an event which incorporates the finale of the Olympic version of the sport.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has presented 70 New South Wales (NSW) secondary students with the Pierre de Coubertin award.
The threshold is a clear one, between marble tiles and parquet flooring. The door stands ajar, its brass nameplate proclaiming “Salle Greard.” On June 23 1894, Baron Pierre De Coubertin and a group of invited delegates walked in over this threshold deep within the Sorbonne University buildings and, later in the day, out over it. During which time the International Olympic Committee, and the modern Games, were born.
A hundred years ago the Olympics were scheduled for Berlin, but they never took place because of war. The 1916 Games were the first to be cancelled in the modern era.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has paid tribute to Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the Modern Olympic Games, on the 78th anniversary of his death.
Bach tells Hollande that France has "lot to offer to the Olympic Movement" as praises Paris 2024 bid
Paris' proposed bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics received an early boost today when French President François Hollande met his International Olympic Committee counterpart Thomas Bach.
Thomas Bach has led the celebrations to mark the centenary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) moving to Lausanne.