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Wed, Dec 06 2017. 12 59 AM IST

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

Russian athletes can participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, but they won’t be representing the country, says International Olympic Committee

Tue, Aug 01 2017. 03 07 PM IST

Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Olympic Games, Paris set for 2024

Los Angeles announces intent to host the 2028 Olympics, paving the way for Paris to host in 2024 in a deal hailed as a ‘win-win-win situation’ for both cities

Mon, Jul 10 2017. 03 18 PM IST

Olympics: IOC to discuss double host decision for 2024, 2028

Olympic chiefs will meet in Lausanne on Tuesday to discuss and likely rubber-stamp the process to award the 2024 and 2028 Games simultaneously

Wed, Jun 21 2017. 02 38 PM IST

India wants to host 2032 Olympics, 2030 Asian Games: IOA chief

India’s Olympic Association (IOA) chief has asked the government for permission to bid for the 2032 Olympics and 2030 Asian Games

Thu, Feb 23 2017. 10 08 PM IST

Olympics in ‘crisis’ as just two cities vie to host 2024 games

Budapest’s decision to withdraw its bid for the 2024 Olympics leaves just two cities—Los Angeles and Paris—competing to play host to sport’s biggest event

Fri, Feb 03 2017. 11 52 PM IST

India in 10 years: 10 Mary Koms needed to revolutionize sports

A sport like badminton is an exception, but parents are still hesitant to let girls pursue contact sports like wrestling and boxing

Mon, Jan 30 2017. 08 16 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra, Gopichand named in India’s new Olympics task force

Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha was also named in the eight-member Olympics task force which will identify core medal prospects for the 2020 Tokyo Games

Wed, Jan 25 2017. 09 33 PM IST

Usain Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate Nesta Carter’s doping case

Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals after teammate Nesta Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine in re-analysis of samples from 2008 Olympics

Fri, Jan 13 2017. 06 45 PM IST

Sports ministry re-recognises Indian Olympic Association

Suspension was lifted after IOA removed the corruption-tainted duo of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as life presidents following widespread outrage

Sat, Dec 31 2016. 11 24 AM IST

Govt halts funding of Olympic association for honouring Kalmadi, Chautala

The sports ministry has cut off funding and the use of other facilities extended to the Indian Olympic Association for its move to honour Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala

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