Olympic Games

NEW DELHI: India is among a host of countries interested in hosting the Olympic Games in 2036, 2040 and even beyond, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has said.

The IOC recently announced that the city of Brisbane will host the 2032 Summer Games.

Even after Brisbane, Australia, was chosen last month to host the 2032 Summer Games, the IOC enjoys a queue of suitors to host the Olympics in 2036, 2040 and even beyond, PTI quotes Bach as having said in a report in the Wall Street Journal.

Aug 10, 2021 14:08
DUBAI: With world cricket's "big daddy" BCCI fully on board, the ICC has confirmed its intention to push for the inclusion cricket in the Olympic Games going forward, starting preparations for a bid on behalf of the sport with the primary target being its addition to the Los Angeles 2028 itinerary. A Working Group to lead the bid has been assembled by the ICC. 
Apr 14, 2021 19:04
TOKYO 2020 AND THE TOKYO Metropolitan Government (TMG) Wednesday celebrated 100 days to go to the opening of the Olympic Games in 2021 with a poignant unveiling of the Olympic Rings on Mount Takao – one of Tokyo’s most scenic vantage points – as well as a commemorative ceremony with the Olympic and Paralympic mascots in downtown Tokyo.
Mar 08, 2021 14:03
LAUSANNE: On International Women's Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Government of Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) are reiterating their commitment to make the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer a landmark in gender equality on and off the field of play, paving the way for a more equal and inclusive s
May 04, 2020 18:05
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said his ministry is devising a plan for phase-wise resumption of national camps for Olympic-bound athletes by the end of this month, PTI reports.
Apr 30, 2020 20:04
MUMBAI: Golfers now will accumulate Olympic Golf Rankings (OGR) points through a period ending on June 21 and 28 next year for the men and the women respectively, the International Golf Federation (IGF) has said.
Apr 08, 2020 13:04
LAUSANNE: As part of the work of the “here we go” task force currently addressing the list of questions raised by the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) qualification task force has approved a series of amendments to the tokyo 2020 qualification system principles.
Mar 05, 2020 17:03
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Wednesday announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards.  In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed Great Green Wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.
Nov 18, 2019 11:11
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the Japan Consortium (JC) the broadcast rights in Japan for the Olympic Games during the period from 2026 to 2032.
Oct 08, 2018 13:10
BUENOS AIRES: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue taking measures to cut costs for Olympic host cities in an effort to make future Games attractive to bidders, the organization’s president Thomas Bach has said. Bach also said that the IOC will not make contingency plans for the 2026 Winter Games amid reports that several cities have withdrawn from the race, Xinhua news agency reported.
Apr 27, 2018 14:04
KOLKATA: International Cricket Council chief executive officer David Richardson is hopeful that cricket will become an Olympic sport by the time 2028 Games in Los Angeles comes around, but admits that global powerhouse India needs to come on board to the idea for it to have any chance of fruition.