International Olympic Committee
Though the idea of Olympics was based on the ancient Olympic Games held in Olympia, Greece from 8th century BC to 4th century AD, the first edition of the modern Games were held in 1896.
The Olympics beginning in Tokyo from July 23 will see many firsts -- deferred by a year, no crowds, athletes in a bio-bubble and stringent protocols
As the Tokyo 2020 Games approach, it's clear Paris 2024 is ready and excited to take on the great responsibility of receiving the Olympic flag from Tokyo 2020.
Batra, who is also the President of IOA and IOC member, narrowly defeated his rival Marc Coudron, chief of Belgium Hockey Federation, by a margin of two votes
Japan have officially spent $15.4 billion or organize the Olympics, although government audits suggest the figure is much higher.
The 27-year-old has qualified for the Olympics through the Adjusted Official Ranking (AOR) method
The IOC Session unanimously approved the proposal at its virtual meeting on Thursday, said a statement.
Mani on Sunday said the PCB has sent a letter addressed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) in order to get details about the issuance of visas from India for the T20 World Cup.
India was among the many countries that expressed interest in hosting the Olympics with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju saying earlier this week that a green signal from the Centre is yet to be given on the matter.
Speaking of Tokyo 2021, Bach reiterated his gratitude for the host's commitment and determination to organise the Games "in a safe and secure way for all the participants"
As the dance form heads for Olympics 2024, debate kicks off over it being a sport
Breakdancing will be called breaking at the Olympics, as it was in the 1970s by hip-hop pioneers in the United States.
It was an agreement jointly made by the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee, Winter Olympic International Federations (IFs), International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
"China's total lack of transparency and mishandling of the coronavirus outbreak has cost hundreds of thousands of lives, millions of jobs and left untold economic destruction."
The IOC EB also approved, in the absence of current IOC President, Thomas Bach, the directives concerning the election of the IOC President that is due to be held during the 137th IOC Session.
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