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The citizens of Hamburg on Sunday rejected a bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics with more than half voting against the project, killing off the candidacy and
By Reuters • Yesterday at 04:44
Former world athletics (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has resigned as honorary member of the International Olympic Committee.
By Reuters • 12/11/2015 at 03:01
Any sighting of the horizontal white, blue and red stripes of Russia at the opening parade in Rio could prove catastrophic to the Olympic movement.
By Ben Snowball • 10/11/2015 at 19:20
Usain Bolt’s retirement plans take centre stage, while there’s an incredibly awkward pole vault video doing the rounds…
By Ben Snowball • 12/10/2015 at 22:53

 Rio 2016 organisers review budget

Organisers of the Rio 2016 games are making cutbacks of up to 30%.
By Eurosport • 07/10/2015 at 18:59
After five sports were recommended for Olympic inclusion, Ben Snowball explores whether they merit a space on the programme…
By Ben Snowball • 29/09/2015 at 02:06
The 2016 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang could have a familiar feel for track fans if a few more sprinters convert to bobsleigh.
By Ben Snowball • 15/09/2015 at 22:55
We glance over Great Britain’s gold medal winners from the London 2012 Olympics. Who still has what it takes to challenge for glory in Brazil?
By Ben Snowball • 08/09/2015 at 02:39
Los Angeles was officially selected as the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after Boston pulled out of the race.
By Reuters • 02/09/2015 at 04:42
Ben Snowball reflects on one of the finest World Athletics Championships in recent memory, which saw a swarm of athletes step up to save the sport.
By Ben Snowball • 01/09/2015 at 22:41
Newly-crowned world long jump champion Greg Rutherford has come under-fire for some forthright opinions. But why can’t he air his frustrations?
By Ben Snowball • 26/08/2015 at 00:19
Athletics continues to be battered by doping revelations in the build-up to the World Championships, but there’s better news for a young British boxer.
By Ben Snowball • 17/08/2015 at 23:57
Ben Snowball takes a look back at the week in Olympic sports, with swimming enjoying a glorious championship but athletics getting dragged through the mud.
By Ben Snowball • 10/08/2015 at 23:29

 Tokyo 2020 logo designer speaks after accusation of plagiarism

Japanese designer Kenjiro Sano gave a detailed explanation of how he came up with his logo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
By Eurosport • 06/08/2015 at 05:41
Brazil's economy is heading for recession, the president is threatened with impeachment and a corruption scandal has engulfed the nation, but Rio is confident.
By Reuters • 05/08/2015 at 06:38
South Sudan became the 206th member of the Olympic family on Friday after the International Olympic Committee approved its inclusion.
By Reuters • 02/08/2015 at 20:01
Beijing has been chosen as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, beating Kazakhstan's Almaty to the honour.
By Joshua Hayward • 31/07/2015 at 18:05
Tests have found that waters where athletes will be competing during the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games are heavily contaminated by human sewage.
By Joshua Hayward • 30/07/2015 at 17:22
More than 2,500 Jewish competitors will take part in the 14th European Maccabi Games from Wednesday at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
By Reuters • 29/07/2015 at 02:45
The IOC are meeting to select a host for the 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2024 Summer Olympics after Boston's withdrawal from the 2024 race.
By Reuters • 28/07/2015 at 12:22
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Friday the scrapping of a plan for a controversial national stadium, the centrepiece of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
By Reuters • 18/07/2015 at 00:57
Eurosport has landed the exclusive TV and multi-platform broadcast European rights for the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, covering two Olympics.
By Dan Quarrell • 29/06/2015 at 20:22
Eurosport has landed the exclusive TV and multi-platform broadcast European rights for the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, covering two Olympics.
By Dan Quarrell • 29/06/2015 at 18:55
Stsiapan Papou: hard man and all-round nice guy.
By Ben Snowball • 26/06/2015 at 19:04
Paris on Tuesday officially announced its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
By Reuters • 24/06/2015 at 00:19