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New Delhi, Aug 24 (PTI) India are among a host of countries who are interested in hosting the Olympic Games in 2036, 2040 and even beyond, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas ...

Tokyo, Aug 8 (PTI) In between an unrelenting virus and an approaching typhoon, the extraordinary Tokyo Olympics drew to a close on Sunday, having oscillated between trials and triumphs with an ...

Tokyo, Jul 23 (PTI) The Olympics like no other opened here on Friday sans the customary razzmatazz, the toned-down ceremony showcasing Japan's grandeur, rich culture and heritage while ...

Tokyo, Jul 23 (PTI) The Olympics like no other opened here on Friday sans the customary razzmatazz, the toned-down ceremony showcasing Japan's grandeur, rich culture and heritage while ...

Tokyo, Jul 22 (PTI) There is palpable tension, a sense of dread actually, but the COVID-hit Olympic Games starting Friday or the 'Games of Hope' as the IOC desperately wants the world to ...

.Brisbane QLD, Australia
The Australian city of Brisbane was awarded the 2032 Olympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/IOCmedia)

  • This news prompted celebrations and fireworks in Brisbane
  • I have so much pride for my state, for my people, Queensland state premier Anna Palaszczuk said
  • Australia has hosted the Summer Games twice - 1956 Melbourne and 2000 Sydney

.Tokyo, Japan
The IOC has now secured the hosts for the next three Olympics. (Photo credit: Facebook/TokyoOlympics)

  • The announcement was made following a vote of IOC member nations in Tokyo
  • Brisbane will be the third Australian city to host the Games, after Melbourne (1956) and Sydney (2000)
  • Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the next two editions of the Olympics

.Tokyo, Japan
The Tokyo Olympics is all set to start on July 23. (Photo credit: Facebook/TokyoOlympics)

  • A fourth motto was added during the International Olympic Committee's session
  • In view of COVID, the word "together" after a hyphen has been added to the earlier motto
  • The motto now reads 'Citius, Altius, Fortius – Communis' in Latin

Tokyo, Jul 20 (PTI) The Olympic motto was amended to "faster, higher, stronger - together" during the International Olympic Committee's session here on Tuesday as the world waited for the ...

Tokyo, Jul 18 (PTI) Excited and cautious in equal measure, the first batch of athletes from India's Olympic contingent arrived in Tokyo on Sunday, clearing the exhaustive COVID-19 related ...