As the world turns its sights to Paris for the next Olympic Games, North America is in the running to host a history-making international event of its own in 2024. For the first time, two cities on either side of the US-Mexico border have teamed up to host a global gathering some call the “Olympics of Design and Innovation.” Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 23, 2017) (BBC) – President of the IAAF and former athlete, Sebastian Coe, told BBC presenter Andrew Marr on Sunday (July 23) that he cannot guarantee that next month’s World athletics championships will be a drug-free games.
McLaren report says more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests.
A New Zealand Olympic official barely missed being hit by a stray bullet at the equestrian center in Rio de Janeiro, adding to the list of concerns on day 1 of the games. Continue reading
Tourists disappointed as workmen remove padlocks from Paris’ “Pont des Arts” bridge, afraid the sheer weight of the romantic tokens was putting the 19th century structure at risk.
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MARCH 2, 2015) (REUTERS) – Durban formally handed over its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games at a ceremony in London on Monday (March 2).