Usain Bolt may not be competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics but he was the star turn at the inauguration of a new stadium for the event.
Four other potential hosts earlier dropped out of the race with concerns over the size and cost of the event.
The IOC headquarters has been presented with a prestigious energy and environmental award.
The 2020 Olympic Games will see Tokyo incorporate recycled plastic into awards podiums.
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Olympic champion under threat from ruling which would restrict the level of testosterone permitted for female runners.
Lit in Athens and brought to Abu Dhabi, the arrival of the Flame of Hope marked the start of the Special Olympic World Games in the United Arab Emirates. For the first time, the global sports event dedicated to people with intellectual disabilities was held in the Middle East.
Superfan Naotoshi Yamada, famous in Japan for having been to every Summer Games since 1964, has died aged 92 with an unfulfilled dream of watching the Olympics when it returns to Tokyo next year
For the first time, the global sports event dedicated to people with intellectual disabilities is being held in the Middle East.
The Paris 2024 organising committee says Breakdancing will help take the Games out of stadiums and onto the streets.
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, has been indicted in France on corruption allegations, Paris' financial prosecutor's office spokesperson confirmed to Euronews.
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are set to make history by being the first to use facial recognition technology, in a move organisers say will boost security and cut down waiting time for athletes.
Russia’s International Army Games kicked off with an opening ceremony held in last Thursday and will continue until August 11. Thirty-two countries are said to be participating.
South Korea brought the curtain down on the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Sunday (February 25) culminating in a spectacular fireworks display.
From OAR taking gold in the men's hockey, to yet another victory for the most decorated Olympian of all time, find out what happened on the final day of the 2018 Winter Games.
Elementary school students will vote to select the winning pair of mascots for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games.
The International Olympic Committee is set to decide whether to ban Russia from next year's Winter Olympics over alleged institutionalised doping
Relations with Washington are in an 'appalling' state, the worst he can recall, says the Russian prime minister.
South Korea has received the Olympic torch in a handover ceremony in Athens for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Paris celebrated reclaiming the 2024 Olympic Games after a 100-year wait
IOC announces Paris and LA will host the Olympic Games in 2024 and 2028
No surprise, but the decisions on host cities for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics have been ratified by the IOC.
The US city's formal bid for the 2028 Summer Games paves the way for the French capital to stage the event four years earlier.
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, yesterday 'raced' a great white shark and lost.
The hosting rights for both the 2024 and 2028 summer Olympics will be awarded in September after the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday voted