Madrid is planning another bid to host the Summer Olympics, hoping the potential revenue will help the city through the financial crisis. Tokyo is also throwing its hat in the ring.
Berlin and Hamburg will go head to head next month as both cities present their concepts for the 2024 summer Olympic Games. The German Olympic Sports Association will also decide whether to bid for the 2028 summer Games.
Three unnamed athletes from western African nations affected by Ebola and involved in combat sports and pool events have been barred by organizers of the Youth Olympics in China. It starts in Nanjing this weekend.
Amid Ebola restrictions, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone are sitting out the Youth Olympics in the Chinese city of Nanjing. Guinea still has two athletes competing.
A German newspaper has reported that the International Olympic Committee is planning to donate towards a Munich monument for the attack on the Israeli team at the 1972 summer Olympics.
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