Financial concerns leave Calgary wary of 2026 bid

Calgary (Canada), Jul 25 The city of Calgary wants more information from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) before deciding whether to pursue a bid for the 2026 Winter Games.A potential bid...

Jul 25, 2017 9:52 AM | Newsscroll

Scandal threatens FINA on eve of world champs

Budapest, Jul 19 Swimming's governing body FINA has been drawn into a commission scandal days before both their presidential elections and the start of the swimming events at the world...

Jul 19, 2017 7:32 PM | Newsscroll

IOC chief hoping for Paris-LA hosting accord

Lausanne, July 12 IOC president Thomas Bach said today he is hoping Paris and Los Angeles will agree before the end of August on which of them will host the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.The International...

Jul 12, 2017 7:13 PM | Newsscroll

Paris, LA guaranteed to host 2024 or 2028 Games

Lausanne, July 11 The International Olympic Committee agreed today to award the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time, effectively guaranteeing that Paris and Los Angeles will be the hosts.The French...

Jul 11, 2017 9:24 PM | Newsscroll

Trump says 'working hard' to get Olympics to Los Angeles

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 11 US President Donald Trump said today that he was "working hard" to get the Olympics to return to Los Angeles, even as the American media suggested the sprawling...

Jul 11, 2017 7:55 PM | Newsscroll

Olympics: Paris, LA both poised to win race to host Games

Lausanne, Jul 11 The International Olympic Committee is poised to hand the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games to Paris and Los Angeles today with a landmark double hosting deal set to be approved.The IOC...

Jul 11, 2017 1:08 PM | Newsscroll

Macron hails Olympic values in push for Paris 2024

Lausanne, Jul 10 French President Emmanuel Macron joined the push to secure the 2024 Games for Paris today, hailing the values of the Olympic movement after a meeting with IOC boss Thomas...

Jul 11, 2017 12:43 AM | Newsscroll

IOC to discuss double host decision for 2024, 2028

Lausanne, July 10 Olympic chiefs will meet in Lausanne tomorrow to discuss and likely rubberstamp the process to award the 2024 and 2028 Games simultaneously.Members of the International Olympic...

Jul 10, 2017 9:25 AM | Newsscroll

Far from Olympic glory, refugee fights humble battle

Rio de Janeiro, July 6 What Popole Misenga remembers most is the crowd chanting his name.After a lifetime of war and poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo, here he was in Rio, competing in...

Jul 06, 2017 10:01 AM | Newsscroll

S.Korea's Moon urges IOC to help bring North to Pyeongchang

Seoul, July 3 South Korean President Moon Jae-In on today urged the International Olympic Committee to help North Korea participate in next year's Winter Games, saying it would contribute to...

Jul 03, 2017 2:33 PM | Newsscroll