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Other Sport 19 Apr 2018 | 9:58 PM

Esports with violent content contrary to Olympic values - Bach

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Esports with violent or discriminatory content cannot be considered for the Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

Other Sport 12 Apr 2018 | 4:00 PM

Beach volleyball hopes Gold Coast glow lasts until Birmingham

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - With sun, surf and the stunning backdrop of Coolangatta's glittering shoreline, beach volleyball has enjoyed a stellar Commonwealth Games debut at the Gold Coast but tournament organisers are still wary it could be spiked from the programme in 2022.

Community Sports 28 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Impressive support for run in aid of refugees

THRONGS of well-wishers showed their support for the World Taekwondo Malaysia Humanitarian and Refugee Run 2018 at the Shah Alam Stadium.

Other Sport 01 Feb 2018 | 4:21 AM

Delays to Paris metro expansion threaten smooth 2024 Olympics - senators

PARIS (Reuters) - France's ability to deliver a smooth-running 2024 Olympic Games could be hurt by expected delays to a massive expansion of the Paris metro network which already faces multi-billion euro cost overruns, French senators warned on Wednesday.

Community Sports 20 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Obstacles galore for ’warriors’

THE Great Eastern Viper Arena obstacle course held at the Shah Alam Stadium was the perfect opportunity for local and foreign urban warriors to test their strength and endurance.

Other Sport 13 Sep 2017 | 10:38 PM

Games will not solve our problems, lament Paris suburb residents

SAINT-DENIS, France (Reuters) - As French officials uncorked the champagne to celebrate securing the 2024 Olympics, in Saint-Denis, the underprivileged district just north of Paris where much of the Games will be hosted, not everyone was preparing to party.

Golf 03 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Lexus quartet off to Phuket

FOR the past decade, Lexus Malaysia has been connecting with its customers through golf by hosting exclusive events. Since 2012 the best players from this friendly tournament have been invited to participate in a regional event organised by Lexus Asia Pacific.

Swimming 09 Jun 2017 | 11:48 PM

IOC approves mixed athletics, swimming relays for 2020

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Mixed relays in athletics and swimming and three-a-side basketball were among new events approved on Friday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Other Sport 03 Jun 2017 | 9:08 PM

Toyota-supported flying car hopes to light the Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (Reuters) - Engineers, supported by Toyota Motor Corp, demonstrated their flying car on Saturday, which they hope will be able to light up the Olympic flame for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games.

Other Sport 02 Dec 2016 | 4:49 PM

2024 bid cities upbeat on costs as Tokyo struggles

TOKYO (Reuters) - Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris have expressed confidence in their ability to control costs as they prepare for the final phase of bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics, unworried by steep overruns at next host Tokyo.