9:01 pm July 6, 2015 | No Comment
Poorly attended news conferences, a meager global social media footprint and lack of much obvious enthusiasm on the ground; Beijing looks like an improbable front-runner to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
2:39 pm June 29, 2015 | No Comment
Japan's trouble-plagued new National Stadium, the centerpiece of the 2020 Summer Olympics, will cost more than $2 billion to build, nearly twice the original estimate, and be completed two months later than first thought, officials said on Monday.
11:11 am June 24, 2015 | No Comment
Brazil plans to deploy around 60,000 security forces for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a source familiar with the preparations said on Tuesday, bolstering security amid fears of a spike in violence in the picturesque city.
6:03 pm June 9, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia scooped more gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games held in Singapore this week, after the Indonesian judo team won their sporting division overall and veteran Indonesian rider Larasati Gading clinched gold in the individual dressage event.
3:45 pm June 9, 2015 | No Comment
Japan's sports minister promised on Tuesday that Tokyo's new National Stadium, the centerpiece of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, will be completed on time and blamed a "lack of clear responsibility" for the structure's raft of woes.
5:29 pm June 5, 2015 | No Comment
The 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia will have an uncharacteristically frosty feel for the tropical participants after ice skating and ice hockey were added to the biennial multi-sport event for the first time.
2:02 pm June 2, 2015 | No Comment
Beijing. China has assured the International Olympic Committee of its respect for human rights as part of its bid to host the 2022 Winter Games, an Olympic panel said on Monday, prompting anger from Tibetan groups. The Olympic Evaluation Commission said in a report that China had provided “written assurances” of its commitment to press […]
11:38 am May 19, 2015 | No Comment
Officials from the Indonesian Olympic Committee, or KOI, departed for Tehran on Tuesday to attend the Olympic Council of Asia's executive board meeting.
12:47 pm May 17, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) has slammed the behavior of the nation's athletes after being landed with a $40,000 bill for fines and damage to accommodation at last year's Asian Games.
11:34 am April 17, 2015 | No Comment
Thousands of dead fish have washed up over the past week in a lagoon in Rio de Janeiro that will host rowing and canoeing events at next year’s Olympic Games.
6:08 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
Sao Paulo. Six cities and seven stadiums are to be used as soccer venues for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, FIFA announced on Monday. There will be two grounds in the host city of Rio de Janeiro with matches held at the Olympic stadium and the Maracana, site of the 2014 World Cup final. The […]
7:30 pm March 15, 2015 | No Comment
The agency long blamed for fouling up Indonesia’s sports development in red tape has been hit with a one-two punch in its belligerent attempts to be recognized as the top national sports administration body in the country.
7:21 pm March 13, 2015 | No Comment
Tokyo. Japan’s Toyota Motor Corporation has joined the group of leading sponsors of the Olympic Games in an agreement that runs until 2024, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday. “Toyota is the world leader in its field and this partnership signifies a strong commitment to the future of the IOC and the Olympic […]