Tag: Olympic Games


Venue changes for few Paris 2024 disciplines

Venue changes for 2024 Paris approved

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) has approved the proposal to move the Olympic Games Paris 2024 (France) venues for shooting, the boxing preliminaries and fencing ranking round of modern pentathlon, as well as the Olympic Games Main Press Center. ‘Olympics’ stated... » Read more


Does Germany fit the bill to host Olympics?

Germany is thinking of hosting another Olympic Games

There is a consensus in Germany that the European Championships, which just wrapped up in Munich, were an overwhelming success. There was a great atmosphere in great sports venues to go along with outstanding performances from the athletes, who, due to their chosen disciplines, only rarely get the... » Read more


Paris 2024 Olympics cost skyrockets

High costs for Paris 2024 expected

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games are two years away, but concerns over rising costs and the event’s security are already mounting. ‘Bloomberg’ stated that the total price tag of the Games has already increased to about 8.3 billion euros ($8.5 billion) including facilities and organization, from... » Read more


Virtual attendance of fans in Tokyo 2020

Digital ‘share the passion’ initiative to replace physical fans in Tokyo

As the largest sporting showpiece on earth is all set to take place in the month of July – Tokyo 2020 – the highly volatile COVID-19 situation globally has ensured that overseas fans are not able to attend this sporting extraordinaire and even for the domestic fans in Japan a limit of... » Read more


Japan ‘yes’ to 10,000 fans for Games

10000 fan limit confirmed for Tokyo Olympics

On Monday, Olympic organizers decided to cap the spectators’ number at 10,000 for each venue of the 2020 Tokyo Games, days after experts warned that holding the event without fans was the least risky option during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ‘IOC’ stated that on June 21st, the five parties,... » Read more


‘Tokyo 2020 may be a closed-door event’

Tokyo 2020 may be held behind closed doors

This is straight from the horse’s mouth – Tokyo 2020 (Japan) President Seiko Hashimoto has acknowledged the Olympic and Paralympic Games may be a closed door event as organizers seek to allay fears over hosting the multisport event as the COVID-19 situation takes a dangerous turn in... » Read more


Queensland grandiose plans for the ‘Gabba’

Australia Brisbane The Gabba will be home of 2032 Olympics

The ‘Gabba’ (Australia) is set to become the high point of the 2032 Olympic Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies and athletics, provided Brisbane’s bid to be the host city is successful. ‘ABC News’ stated that South-East Queensland is on track to host the 2032 Summer Olympic... » Read more