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Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, today wasted no time in signalling that a significant revamp of the winning Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic project is probably in the offing.
Almost the first thing we saw was the Bird’s Nest Stadium; the second was an International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president; the third was a video from Xi Jinping, the Chinese President.
Only 85 of the 100 current International Olympic Committee (IOC) members are set to participate in this afternoon’s vote between Almaty and Beijing to determine the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Deliberations over some Tokyo 2020 cycling venues are set to drag on until at least September, as a mutually acceptable venue plan covering the track, BMX and mountain bike disciplines continues to prove difficult to pin down.
Campaign for 2022 Winter Olympics nears finale with hot favourites Beijing insisting they have "enough snow"
A 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic campaign that never quite captured the world’s imagination meandered towards its conclusion in the Malaysian capital today, with Almaty still making pointed reference to “real snow” and Beijing deluging us with air quality statistics.
Dentsu, the Japanese advertising and public relations company, is to retain exclusive broadcasting rights to the Olympic Games across a total of 22 Asian countries - including Malaysia - until at least 2024.
United Arab Emirates equestrian suspension lifted after signing of legally-binding three-year agreement with FEI
The Emirates Equestrian Federation (EEF) has had its suspension lifted by the sport’s governing body, under an agreement that, in effect, puts the United Arab Emirates body on probation for three years.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded Middle East and North African broadcast rights to the Games for the next two Olympic cycles to Qatar’s beIN Media Group.
Adverse analytical findings (AAFs) in Olympic sports declined by nearly 16 per cent last year to 1,440, equivalent to four per day, according to newly-published data from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
FIFA general secretary Jérôme Valcke has acknowledged that he will almost certainly leave world football’s governing body at the same time as Sepp Blatter, the President under whom he has served since 2007.
Hamburg, one of the cities set to participate in the race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, has announced a €270 million (£190.5 million/$295 million) investment in school sport.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has paved the way for Julio Maglione, its current President, conceivably to stay in office until he is 85.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suffered a marked deterioration in its financial contribution rate from African public authorities.
FIFA’s Ad Hoc Electoral Committee met tpdau, just a day after February 26 was fixed as the date of the election that is expected to bring down the curtain on Sepp Blatter’s near 18-year reign as President of world football’s governing body.