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TOKYO (Reuters) - Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes, after the World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia for four years from major events, including the Tokyo Olympic Games.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Queensland will launch a bid to bring the Summer Olympics to Australia for the third time in 2032 if it can get financial support from central and local government, state premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Monday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Paris, host of the 2024 Olympics, is free to take any action in relation to Airbnb, after the city's mayor Anne Hidalgo took issue with a deal between the rental company and the International Olympic Committee, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organisers said on Thursday two more Olympic events, the triathlon and equestrian cross-country, have been rescheduled to earlier start times to combat the expected sweltering summer heat.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Confusion over the participation of two Portuguese athletes failed to derail an Olympic rehearsal at the newly-built Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo as the Trampoline World Championships got underway on Friday ahead of next year's Games.
PARIS (Reuters) - The mayor of Paris, due to host the Olympics in 2024, has taken issue with a sponsorship deal between the Games and Airbnb Inc., saying the short-term rental firm pushes working people out of the housing market, French media reported on Tuesday.
PETALING JAYA: After his triumph at the just-concluded Japan Para-badminton International, national para shuttler Cheah Liek Hou is hoping to continue training under volunteer coaches Rashid Sidek and Indonesian Nova Armada until the Paralympic Games in Tokyo next August.
LONDON (Reuters) - Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of leading sponsors of the Olympic Games with a nine year deal to help provide accommodation for the world's biggest sporting event and cut the cost for host cities.
PETALING JAYA: Shuttler Cheah Liek Hou has underlined his Paralympic gold medal credentials in Tokyo next year by emerging triumphant at the Japan Para-badminton International meet in emphatic fashion.
PETALING JAYA: National para shuttler Cheah Liek Hou is just one win away from lifting the Japan Para-badminton International title as he seeks to end the year with a bang.