Thursday, June 12, 2014
Taiwan currently has no plan to apply for hosting the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, sports officials told local media yesterday in light of a foreign media report that said the island country is among the candidates bidding for the quadrennial international sports event.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Sprinter Tyson Gay accepted a one-year suspension Friday after testing positive for a banned substance nearly a year ago and returned the silver medal he won in the men's 400-meter relay at the 2012 London Olympics.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
The International Olympic Committee on Thursday said that 2018 Winter Games host PyeongChang was on track in its preparations, but urged the South Korean city to give extra attention to sponsorship and venue construction.
Monday, April 21, 2014
A Taiwanese team has remained undefeated in the women's competition of the International Handball Federation Trophy Tournament, which concluded Saturday in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Brazil will spend 24.1 billion reais (US$10.8 billion) on infrastructure projects for the 2016 Rio Olympics in an effort to ensure South America's first Games are delivered on time, organizers have announced.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics face “challenging deadlines,” the head an IOC inspection committee said Friday, adding that a meeting with top government officials next week will be “crucial” in finalizing funding and venue planning for the games.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Russia on Sunday laid on a glittering closing ceremony in Sochi to draw the curtain on the Winter Paralympic Games hailed as the “best ever” but held under the long shadow of the standoff over Crimea.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Paralympians set out about turning the spotlight on to the sporting action as competition got underway in the Winter Paralympics on Saturday after an opening ceremony overshadowed by Russia's intervention in Crimea.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Russia will open its first ever Paralympic Games in Sochi on Friday, a chance to lift the stigma against people with disabilities in the country but already shadowed by Moscow's intervention in neighboring Ukraine.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Sochi's US$50 billion Olympics, closely interwoven with President Vladimir Putin's image and plagued by controversy in the build-up, closed Sunday with bold praise and Russia supreme on top of the medals table.