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2024 Olympics


IOC approves BWF's qualification criteria for Paris Olympics

May 02, 2022 10:16 am

The total quota for badminton remains 172 places (86 men and 86 women), which includes two host country places and four universality places in addition to the regular quota places of 166.

SAI appoints 398 coaches, assistant coaches in preparation of Olympics 2024, 2028

February 16, 2022 6:21 pm

The new batch of coaches and assistant coaches has a host of eminent names, including Asian Games gold medallist rower Bajrang Lal Thakar. He joins as rowing coach.

With 162 boats to ferry athletes, Paris Olympics opening ceremony to be held on River Seine

December 15, 2021 9:54 am

There will be 162 boats to ferry athletes from over 200 nations along the 6 km route for the parade, during which it will pass through some of Paris's most iconic monuments, including Notre Dame, the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower.

Sweatshops to food delivery, breakdancers with Olympic dreams

September 04, 2021 2:52 pm

Eshwar Tiwari, aka B-Boy Wildchild, starts as one of the favourites. He remembers those first steps at the BKC Auto Expo in 2013.

Explained: How breakdancing broke onto the Olympic stage for Paris 2024

December 15, 2020 3:18 pm

Breakdancing at the Olympics: While the old school hasn't stopped rolling its eyes, the regulars on the breaking circuit vouch for this new Olympic discipline's faster, higher and stronger fundamentals.

Breakdancing among sports given provisional green light for 2024 Paris Olympics

March 28, 2019 10:44 am

The Paris 2024 organising committee in February proposed surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing as well as breakdancing for inclusion in the Games.

Weightlifting to get all-clear from IOC for 2024 Paris Olympics

March 27, 2019 10:28 am

The Olympic body said it was satisfied with progress in countering doping, with an agreement pending between the International Testing Agency (ITA) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Paris to host 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles to hold 2028 edition

August 01, 2017 1:13 am

A deal has been agreed between the officials from Los Angeles and IOC that the city will be hosting summer Olympics in 2028. The International Olympic Committee has also confirmed that an announcement is due soon.

IOC to discuss awarding of 2024 and 2028 Olympics together

July 10, 2017 10:17 am

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will hold an extraordinary session after presentations by the campaign teams for Los Angeles and Paris, battling for the right to succeed 2020 hosts Tokyo and stage the Games in seven years' time.

India looks to bid for 2024 Olympics

April 03, 2015 4:08 pm

IOC president Thomas Bach is scheduled to visit New Delhi for a day on April 27 to meet PM Narendra Modi.