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Tokyo Olympics opening closing ceremonies to cost 43% more: Report

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games opening and closing ceremonies cost has been up by 43 per cent. The projected cost of the two mega events...

Chess makes move for inclusion in 2024 Paris Olympics

World governing body for chess FIDE has made the first move to have 64-squared boards spread at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Proposal is mooted to...

IOC’s Olympic social media handles top charts in 2018: Report

Various social media handles of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have been the top performer in 2018. A report by the Burson Cohn &...

FIH aims to unite North and South Korea through hockey

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is aiming to use hockey as a medium to bridge differences between the two Koreas – North and South. Following...

Alibaba testing numerous new ideas for Olympic Games: Jack Ma

Alibaba, the world’s leading e-commerce and digital giant is ready to transform the Olympic Games for digital era. Jack Ma, the Alibaba group executive chairman, in a meeting with...

New Study confirms Rio gained from 2016 Olympics: IOC

Contrary to beliefs, the 2016 Olympic Games have had a positive impact on the economy of Rio de Janeiro city. The International Olympic Committee...

Stockholm-Are, Milan-Cortina submit plans for 2026 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has received the candidature files from Stockholm-Are as Sweden’s bid and Ital’ys Milan-Cortina for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. Chair of...

Tokyo 2020 unveils all privately-funded $5.6 billion revised budget

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has announced updated budgets for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020...

IOC global partner Alibaba launches first ever Olympic Store

The International Olympic Committee’s worldwide partner Alibaba has launched the first ever Olympic store for brands and retailers. The unique facility has been set...

Uncertain future puts world boxing body AIBA in tatters, sport in...

The sport of boxing is in complete disarray as the world governing body of the sport AIBA is faced with troubled present and uncertain future. AIBA in a...