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EBU to broadcast FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2010 and 2012...

June 10, 2009

The International Ski Federation (FIS) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) concerning the broadcast rights (TV an...

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Moscow to host European Youth Olympic trials for inaugural Singapore 2010 YOG

June 10, 2009

Moscow has been confirmed as the host of the first European Olympic Youth Trials in May 2010.European Athletics, the Russian Athletics Federation and city of Moscow authoritie...

Tokyo 2016 appoints digital specialist Takao Ozawa as Chief Internet Officer

June 10, 2009

Tokyo, 10 June 2009 – Tokyo 2016 today announced the appointment of leading digital communications specialist Takao Ozawa as the Bid’s Chief Internet Officer. Ozawa’s wealth o...

Preview of New Asian Games 2010 Venues

June 10, 2009

The 16th Asian Games (www.gz2010.cn/en), part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed bythe Olympic Council of Asia is pleased to present this preview of the all-new ne...

Seven Sports for 2016 Olympics: Golf

June 09, 2009

Golf has not been an Olympic sport since the 1904 St. Louis Games. (Getty Images)Seven sports are campaigning to join the Olympic program for the 2016 Games, each presenting t...

Egypt to Host 4th WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships

June 09, 2009

 Egypt will host the 4th WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Cairo on Nov. 27-29, 2009. The decision was made at the WTF Council meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on June 9...

Olympic Newsdesk - Play the Game Opens; AIBA Helps Boxers; New IOC Commission Member

June 09, 2009

Play the Game OpensThe 2009 Play the Game Conference, meant to discuss what organizers call the "homeless questions" in sport, opened today, with the largest schedule yet of s...

Azerbaijan Ready for 1st World Para-Taekwondo

June 09, 2009

Azerbaijan is ready for the 1st WTF World Para-Taekwondo Championships and the 2009 WTF World Cup Taekwondo Team Championships scheduled for June 10-14, 2009.The inaugural WTF...

Olympics-Baseball is a natural fit for Games - federation chief

June 09, 2009

By Karolos GrohmannHALLE, Germany, June 9 (Reuters) - Baseball, working towards Olympic reinstatement, has growing global and commercial appeal which make it a natural fit fo...

Play the Game 2009 Opens With a Record High Number of Delegates and Speakers

June 09, 2009

Play the Game 2009 opened in Coventry Cathedral today. Five days of debate and expert presentations lie ahead of the almost 300 delegates and speakers gathered at the sixth wo...

Mayor Daley Spies Trouble

June 09, 2009

Well, folks, we did receive the mayor's schedule today — thing is, there wasn't one for the public. Of course, that didn't stop the city's hard-working media from finding some...