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Three US major professional sports leagues add support to LA's bid for 2024 Olympic Games

Three of major professional sports leagues in the United States voiced Sunday their support for Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games while the race between Los Angeles and Paris for the 2024 Olympic Games is entering the home stretch.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/26 10:43:25

North Korea to discuss co-hosting 2018 Games

A North Korean official said Friday he will discuss the idea of co-hosting South Korea's 2018 Winter Games with Olympic chief Thomas Bach, as Seoul denied suggesting such a move.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/24 0:43:03

Tokyo organizers fear traffic crisis

Tokyo Olympic organizers have warned of a potential transport crisis during the 2020 Summer Games after a decision to move the world's largest fish market was finalized, local media reported Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/21 23:13:39

Zhang Haidi nominated for IPC president

The head of China's National Paralympic Committee Zhang Haidi has been named one of the four candidates vying to succeed Philip Craven as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/20 11:04:33

McDonald’s shuts up shop on Olympic support; Pyeongchang Games swan song

McDonald's has ended its longtime Olympic sponsorship dating back to 1976, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/17 0:53:39

Rio price tag up to $13b

The cost of last year's Rio Olympic Games has risen to 43.3 billion reais ($13.2 billion), around 14.5 billion reais more than originally planned, according to figures published by the federal agency for Olympic legacy on Wednesday. The original budget when Brazil won the right to host the Games was around 28.8 billion reais.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/15 23:58:39

China’s focus turns to World Cup hosting bid after qualifying setback

The fat lady may not have sung just yet, but she is certainly warming up.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/6/15 0:28:39

Olympics aims to improve with new sports

The Olympic Games will have a decidedly new feel in 2020, when men and women will compete in mixed relays while surfers, skateboarders and rock climbers make their debuts. Three-on-three basketball and BMX will also follow skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing in making their debuts in Tokyo. The IOC is trying to make the Games seem more fun and appeal to a more youthful audience.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/6/13 0:48:39

Paris, L.A. welcome IOC Executive Board's decision

Paris and Los Angeles, two candidate cities for the 2024 Olympic Games, on Friday expressed their welcome to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board's decision to announce the hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games together.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/10 16:57:31

16 new events added to Tokyo Olympics in 2020

The International Olympic Committee announced in Lausanne on Friday that a net increase of 15 events will be made to the program of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/10 7:37:42

IOC decides to award 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games on same occasion

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said here on Friday that they have planned to announce the hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games together.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/10 7:24:07

IOC chiefs discusses double hosting call for 2024, 2028 Games

Olympic chiefs met Friday to consider recommending that hosting rights for the 2024 and 2028 Games be awarded simultaneously, a landmark step that could hand winning bids to rival candidates Paris and Los Angeles.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/10 0:33:40

China to probe doping offense at Rio Olympics

The Chinese Modern Pentathlon Association (CMPA) said on Sunday that they respect the decision made by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) concerning Chinese athlete Chen Qian.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/5 10:56:28

IOC to decide whether to add mixed doubles table tennis to Tokyo Olympics, Bach

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide next week whether to make mixed doubles table tennis event an medal event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, IOC president Thomas Bach said in Dusseldorf on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/2 8:27:42

Child’s play as kids to choose Tokyo mascots

Despite several high-profile gaffes in their 2020 Olympic preparations, Tokyo 2020 organizers reckon choosing the Games’ mascots will be child’s play – so much so they’re leaving the decision to schoolkids.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/22 23:48:40

Macron to defend Paris 2024 bid

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday added more support for Paris 2024 by planning to defend the French Olympic bid at a final ­presentation by candidate cities in July.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/16 23:53:39

IOC Evaluation Commission impressed by potential Paris 2024 venues

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission delegation said it was impressed by the Paris bid's enthusiasm as demonstrated in a "productive" and "interesting" one-day venue tour in the French capital on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/16 9:56:11

IOC evaluation commission tours Paris landmarks

Olympic officials began their first day inspecting the Paris 2024 bid with a visit to the ­Eiffel Tower, the iconic backdrop to the triathlon start should the French capital be chosen to host the Games.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/15 23:13:40