Olympics


Winter Olympics bid

Italy’s Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia and the slalom legend Alberto Tomba will head the Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo bid to host the 2026 Winter Games later this month....

June 13, 2019, Thursday


Dujardin and Hester: perfect Olympic blend

CHARLOTTE Dujardin and Carl Hester may be complete opposites as characters but that, Dujardin says, is what has helped turn them into Olympic dressage gold medallists. Dujardin, who has three Olympic ...

May 12, 2019, Sunday


Tokyo 2020 ticket launch

Tokyo 2020 organizers yesterday launched a portal detailing prices and timings for Olympic events, as they prepare to throw open ticket applications via lottery for Japanese residents....

April 19, 2019, Friday


Japan’s new Olympic chief

Japan yesterday appointed a new Olympics minister to replace a gaffe-prone politician forced to step down after the latest in a string of embarrassing missteps....

April 12, 2019, Friday


Guidance issued on advancing winter sports

THE Chinese government yesterday issued a guidance on taking the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics as an opportunity to develop winter sports. The guidance lists main goals of China’s winter sports by 2022, ...

April 1, 2019, Monday


German athletes score victory over IOC for Games advertising

German athletes and their sponsors scored a major victory over the International Olympic Committee yesterday, earning more possibilities to advertise during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following an easing...

February 28, 2019, Thursday


Indonesia submits 2032 bid

Indonesia has submitted a bid to host the 2032 Olympics, officials said yesterday, after the Southeast Asian nation’s widely lauded handling of the Asian Games last summer....

February 20, 2019, Wednesday


Yang finds her calling on road to Beijing 2022

SHE was China’s first Winter Games gold medallist, a two-time Olympic champion and regarded as one of the finest short track speed skaters of all time. Few know better than Yang Yang what it takes to ...

February 2, 2019, Saturday


Takeda graft probe sullies 2020 Tokyo Games, IOC

Tsunekazu Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, again denied corruption allegations against him, suggesting yesterday that any guilt was with others at the...

January 16, 2019, Wednesday


Tokyo 2020 marathon in line for earlier start

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organizers have formally proposed moving the start time of the marathon races forward to avoid the worst of the Japanese capital’s scorching summer heat....

December 6, 2018, Thursday




 

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