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    • IOC pledges changes to bid process after Budapest exit

      IOC pledges changes to bid process after Budapest exit

      The International Olympic Committee (IOC) pledged on Friday to make changes to the bidding process following the withdrawal of Budapest from the race to host the 2024 Games, leaving just two candidates. The Hungarian capital pulled the plug on its project following a collection of more than 200,000 signatures against the bid, with Paris and Los Angeles the only cities left in contention for the IOC vote in September. "It is disappointing that this (Budapest) decision had to be taken – the candidature committee had presented an excellent project, which has built on the reforms contained in Olympic Agenda 2020," IOC spokesman Mark Adams said. More »

      Reuters - 17 minutes ago
    • Olympics-IOC pledges changes to bid process after Budapest exit

      The International Olympic Committee (IOC) pledged on Friday to make changes to the bidding process following the withdrawal of Budapest from the race to host the 2024 Games, leaving just two candidates. The Hungarian capital pulled the plug on its project following a collection of more than 200,000 signatures against the bid, with Paris and Los Angeles the only cities left in contention for the IOC vote in September. "It is disappointing that this (Budapest) decision had to be taken – the candidature committee had presented an excellent project, which has built on the reforms contained in Olympic Agenda 2020," IOC spokesman Mark Adams said. More »

      Reuters - 21 minutes ago
    • Watch The Jump contestants training for Sunday’s ski cross challenge

      Watch The Jump contestants training for Sunday’s ski cross challenge

      They’ve tackled the parallel slalom, the snow cross and the skeleton luge – now the celebrities on Channel 4’s The Jump are set to tackle a ski cross course. More »

      The Telegraph - 45 minutes ago
    • Cleared Russians to miss European championships

      Cleared Russians to miss European championships

      Defending pole vault champion Anzhelika Sidorova and sprinter Kristina Sivkova will miss next week's European indoor athletics championships despite being cleared to compete by the IAAF, Russian news agency TASS reported on Friday. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Thursday that Sidorova, Sivkova and hammer thrower Aleksei Sokirskii all met the "exceptional eligibility criteria" after showing they had undergone dope testing in an environment considered acceptable by the doping review board. More »

      Reuters - 54 minutes ago
    • Athletics-Cleared Russians to miss European championships

      Defending pole vault champion Anzhelika Sidorova and sprinter Kristina Sivkova will miss next week's European indoor athletics championships despite being cleared to compete by the IAAF, Russian news agency TASS reported on Friday. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Thursday that Sidorova, Sivkova and hammer thrower Aleksei Sokirskii all met the "exceptional eligibility criteria" after showing they had undergone dope testing in an environment considered acceptable by the doping review board. More »

      Reuters - 59 minutes ago