Russians and Belarusians will be allowed to compete as neutral athletes at next year's Paralympics in Paris after avoiding a full ban from the event following the invasion of Ukraine.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee officially endorsed Salt Lake City on Thursday as the American bid city for an upcoming Winter Olympics, with the committee's chairman saying that while the U.S. bid remains flexible, it would prefer hosting in 2034 over 2030.
The IOC assured Ukrainian fencer Olga Kharlan on Friday that she will have a place at the Paris Olympics next year after she was disqualified from a key ranking event for refusing to shake hands with a Russian she had beaten.
A year before the Paris Olympics, and nearly a year-and-a-half since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, officials governing many of the sports on the 2024 program are still split on how to treat Russian athletes.
The world’s biggest luxury group, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, officially announced a sponsorship deal Monday with the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics, joining the ranks of top-tier French sponsors such as banking group BPCE, pharmaceutical maker Sanofi and supermarket operator Carrefour.
Two important regions of France are teaming up in a bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics. The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regions announced Tuesday they want to submit a joint bid to the International Olympic Committee.
Alberta businessman Rob Hatch has been elected the next chair of Own The Podium's board of directors. Own The Podium was established before the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C., to help get Canadian athletes on the podium.
IOC president Thomas Bach was quizzed by a Ukrainian Olympic athlete on Thursday about needing to keep Russians out of the 2024 Paris Games before he went to see the high jump event of another Ukrainian who had criticized him one day earlier.
French investigators searched the Paris Olympic organizers’ headquarters on Tuesday as part of corruption investigations into contracts linked to the Games, according to officials, the third straight time graft allegations have dogged a Summer Olympics.
An IOC inspection team gave a resounding thumbs-up Wednesday to Paris’ preparations for the 2024 Olympic Games, declaring “a very, very high level of confidence” despite unresolved questions about financing and security.
Kylian Mbappe has said he hopes to fulfil his dream to play for France at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Mbappe, who was born and raised in the French capital and captains Paris Saint-Germain and the national team, said he wants to play in the tournament next summer, although it is not certain he will appear.
Canada's sport minister says the federal government does not think it's possible for Russian or a Belarusian athletes to compete in the next Olympics. Pascale St-Onge made the comment Thursday in response to an open letter signed by 42 retired Canadian Olympians the day before.
The Russian anti-doping agency has filed an appeal in the case of Kamila Valieva, the Court of Arbitration for sport said Friday, but it has asked for the teenage figure skater to be punished with as little as a reprimand and keep her Olympic gold medal.