USA weighs up 2024 Olympics - 13 Jun 2013
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has confirmed that it is considering over 10 American cities with a view to making a bid for the 2024 Olympic Games. read more
The UK’s leading brands and sporting organisations have come together to launch the Beyond London 2012 Awards, which will reward the best sports programmes, projects and people inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and are open for entries now. read more
The IOC has announced the shortlist for the final space on the 2020 Olympic Games agenda, with wrestling, squash and baseball/softball all set to be considered for inclusion before a final decision at the body’s 125th session in Buenos Aires in September. read more
Vice-president of the Singaporean International Olympic Committee (IOC), Ng Ser Miang, who is campaigning to succeed Jacques Rogge as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has said he expects an Olympic Games bid from an African city in the near future. read more
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, will welcome politicians, businesses and grassroots projects to City Hall ahead of the anniversary of the 2012 Games. The gathering, led by Beyond Sport ambassadorLord Seb Coe, former Chairman of London 2012 and Chairman of the British Olympic Association, will come together to celebrate and reward sports… read more
Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis has been announced as a new brand ambassador for Santander, joining the likes of Rory McIlroy as an ambassador for the UK division of the financial services company, as well as British Formula One driver Jenson Button, who is associated with Santander through the company’s commercial agreement with the M… read more
Tennis' world number two Roger Federer has given his backing for squash to be included in the 2020 Olympic Games programme after meeting women's squash world number one Nicol David at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam this weekend. read more
Speaking ahead of next month’s Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2013, former SA cricket chief Ali Bacher has hailed South African athletes Oscar Pistorius and Natalie du Toit as global icons of sport and an inspiration to people around the world. read more
The Olympic Stadium will host the British Athletics Grand Prix on the anniversary of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony - the first sporting event to take place in the venue since the Games, according to the London Legacy Development Corporation and British Athletics. read more
The Olympic Stadium is set to re-open in July with a series of rock concerts, according to media reports, with concert promoters allegedly impressed by the live music put on display during the closing ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games – which included the Spice Girls, Coldplay, the Pet Shop Boys, The Who, Jessie J and George Michael… read more
Whether at the Sharks or at the Springboks, I am going to push for a place to start.
Bismarck du Plessis is ready for his return into the Springbok side after 10 months out with injury.