The International Olympic Committee has approved a plan to name hosts for both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games simultaneously. With cities around the world reluctant to host the Olympics, only Los Angeles and Paris put forth bids for the 2024 Games.
Seven cities from three continents have put themselves forward to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. First-time bidders Turkey are among the nations to have expressed an interest in following Beijing 2022.
The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games have drawn to a close. IOC President Thomas Bach praised athletes from South and North Korea for demonstrating their belief in peace.
The head of the International Olympic Committee has called for changes in the way it approaches the fight against doping. The doping issue dominated the first of a two-day meeting in South Korea.
For the first time in 100 years, hosting rights for two Olympic Games could be announced at the same time. IOC chief Thomas Bach has said the 2024 and 2028 hosts will be revealed in September.
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