LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thursday announced that the China Media Group (CMG) has been awarded the exclusive broadcast rights in the Chinese mainland and Macau (SAR) for the Winter Games in Milano Cortina in 2026, the Los Angeles Games in 2028, the Winter 6Games in 2030 (host city yet to be designated), and the Brisbane Games in 2032.
Jul 23, 2021 17:07
LAUSANNE: After 12 years and 22 editions away from the Olympic Games, Swiss watchmaker Omega is once again the official timekeeper for the Games.
May 10, 2021 07:05
NEW DELHI: Two members of India’s last Olympic Gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, died from coronavirus on Saturday. While 66-year-old MK Kaushik passed away in the capital, 62-year-old Ravinder Pal Singh passed away in Lucknow.
Feb 12, 2021 19:02
LONDON: Discovery Inc. and Snap Inc. have announced a new content and advertising partnership around the world’s greatest sporting event to bring the Olympic Games to a new generation of fans. The collaboration will showcase the best of discovery+ and Eurosport’s Olympic Games content and coverage, shared through a new Eurosport Olympics daily Show on Snapchat’s Discover platform.
Nov 06, 2020 11:11
JAKARTA: The success in hosting the Asian Games and the Asian Para Games in 2018 has prompted Indonesia to submit a bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games, according to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.
Nov 05, 2020 13:11
MUMBAI: About the only thing that gets the attention of the people who matter in the world's richest cricket board is? No prizes for guessing - money!
Sep 29, 2020 12:09
ON MONDAY, Tokyo Olympics announced the Olympic Torch Relay will start its journey on 25 March 2021 from the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima Prefecture, and then traverse all 47 prefectures across Japan over a period of 121 days.
Feb 27, 2020 19:02
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of the Badminton World Federation postponing the Vietnam International Challenge 2020, due to continued concerns over the Covid-19 outbreak, the BWF has postponed the YONEX German Open 2020 and the Polish Open 2020 – further reducing the number of Olympic qualifiers.
Dec 09, 2019 18:12
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia from global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after accusing Moscow of falsifying data from an anti-doping laboratory.
Oct 30, 2019 16:10
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Ccommittee (IOC) announced that ANTA has become its official sportswear uniform supplier till the end of 2022 at a signing ceremony at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Oct 29, 2019 16:10
AS WELL AS being a founding member of The Olympic Partner (TOP) Programme, Coca-Cola has a long tradition of entertaining fans on-site during each Games with its interactive activations and showcases, and, since the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992, has been a proud partner of the Olympic Torch Relay on 12 occasions, helping to build excitement among fans throughout each host country.