• Olympic Games

Rio workers end strike but issue pay talks warning

Workers at the main venue for the 2016 Olympics ended a two-week strike but a full return to work will only come next week.

 

Yesterday at 22:50
  • Olympic Games

Organisers of the 2016 Olympics have acknowledged there are issues to be resolved in preparing Rio de Janeiro to host the event.

 

The 09/04/2014 at 23:16
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The IOC's Coordination Commission has praised Tokyo's early preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

 

The 04/04/2014 at 10:39
  • Olympic Games

The opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is going to be quite literally explosive as the famous Red Road Flats will be demolished.

The 03/04/2014 at 14:39
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The president of the municipal company in charge of preparing Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics resigned, city officials said.

 

The 01/04/2014 at 20:58
  • Olympic Games

The Greek Olympic Committee (HOC) are proposing that their amateur sports suspend operations for two days next month.

 

The 31/03/2014 at 21:20
  • Olympic Games

The Sochi Paralympic Winter Games are on track to becoming the most successful ever, IPC chief Phil Craven has said.

 

The 11/03/2014 at 14:26
  • Olympic Games

Vladimir Putin told Ukraine's paralympic chief that politics and international affairs must not affect the Paralympics.

 

The 07/03/2014 at 18:10
  • Olympic Games

Ukraine's Paralympic chief said they would quit the Winter Paralympic Games if Russia invaded.

 

The 07/03/2014 at 15:12

Russia rewarded the athletes who helped the Winter Olympics hosts top the medals table in Sochi with luxury SUVs.

 

The 28/02/2014 at 11:07
  • Olympic Games

Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe's worst nightmare is a catastrophe hitting the city during the 2020 Summer Games.

 

The 24/02/2014 at 18:12
  • Olympic Games

We round up the most stunning photos from the Sochi Games.

The 24/02/2014 at 16:19
  • Olympic Games

We take a look at who leaves Sochi with their head held high - and who skulks away wishing they'd not bothered turning up.

The 24/02/2014 at 12:03

When the flame went out in Russia's Sochi on Sunday, the 2014 Winter Games went down in history as the most expensive.

 

The 24/02/2014 at 14:32

There was a revolution at the Sochi Olympics that took place right under the noses of the Russian security forces as the whole world watched.

 

The 24/02/2014 at 14:10

Two decades after it last led the medals table, Russia triumphantly captured top spot at its first home Winter Olympics.

 

The 24/02/2014 at 14:08

Once seen, never forgotten.

 

The 24/02/2014 at 14:06

For the last seven years critics have lined up to paint the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics as a wasteful extravagance.

 

The 24/02/2014 at 13:38

Russia began the Olympics with an opening ceremony blunder amid bad reports. They finished it top of the medal table, making fun of themselves.

The 23/02/2014 at 21:34
  • Olympic Games

We take a look at the best and worst of an eventful Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The 24/02/2014 at 09:23

The Sochi Olympics are almost over. Boooo! But there's plenty of exciting Saturday action to recap. Yaaaay!

The 22/02/2014 at 21:18

Judges for speed and figure skating catch heat on day 14 of the Winter Olympics, but it's a good day for Victor Ahn and Ukraine.

The 22/02/2014 at 11:40

German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and Italian bobsledder William Frullani have been caught doping in Sochi.

 

The 21/02/2014 at 18:07
  • Olympic Games

The women's slalom title is up for grabs at the Winter Olympics on Friday while Canada and the US meet in the men's ice hockey.

 

The 21/02/2014 at 03:21

Facial hair is cool, but blowing a 2-0 lead with minutes to spare isn't. That and other things we learned on day 13 of the Sochi Olympics.

The 20/02/2014 at 22:01

Pussy Riot have released a new music video criticising Russia's staging of the Winter Olympics and its human rights record.

 

The 20/02/2014 at 13:32

Some Ukraine athletes have decided to leave Sochi as widespread anti-government protests at home have left dozens dead.

 

The 20/02/2014 at 12:52

Steve Missillier had never finished better than third in his World Cup career, so to win silver in the Olympic giant slalom was "bizarre" for the Frenchman.

The 19/02/2014 at 16:22
  • Olympic Games

Ukrainian Olympic Committee chief and former pole vault champion Sergey Bubka has called for an end to violence in his country.

 

The 19/02/2014 at 14:39
  • Olympic Games

Future Olympic bidders may have to abide by a specific anti-discrimination rule modelled on the Olympic Charter, the IOC said.

 

The 18/02/2014 at 10:55
 
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