Olympic Games

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Paris 2024 Olympics tickets will go on sale worldwide this week
The organisers of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games have announced that anyone in the world will be able to apply for tickets from 1 December.

Martin Belam

28, Nov, 2022 @12:02 PM

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‘It’s been in my mum’s attic’: iconic GB London 2012 kit set for charity auction
The fencer Laurence Halsted has decided to sell his Team GB jacket, T-shirt, shorts and shoes from the ceremony to raise money for a charity that helps young athletes

Sean Ingle

25, Nov, 2022 @2:24 PM

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What exactly does that Paris Olympic mascot look like? The French have decided – and it is not a cheery hat | Emma Beddington
The joyfully bizarre – and saucy – phryges have got even me excited about a month of sport, writes Guardian columnist Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

20, Nov, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Meet the Phryges: Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic mascots unveiled
The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic mascots have been revealed as two Phrygian caps decked out in France’s national colours

Martin Belam

14, Nov, 2022 @1:43 PM

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‘We train as athletes, but we dance as artists’: the UK breakdancers chasing Olympic gold
As breaking features in the Olympics for the first time in 2024, the UK’s thriving community are looking forward to putting the sporting world into a headspin

Lyndsey Winship

04, Nov, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Mexico launches official host bid for 2036 Summer Olympics
Mexico has launched an official bid for the 2036 Olympics, the country’s foreign ministry and the national Olympic committee said in a joint statement

Agencies

27, Oct, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Australian Olympic Committee among sporting bodies backing their Hancock Prospecting sponsorships
Rowing Australia, Volleyball Australia and Swimming Queensland stand by funding arrangements with Gina Rinehart’s company

Mike Hytner

25, Oct, 2022 @5:14 AM

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Marathon chicanery, handballs, Black Sox and more: sport cheating scandals | Hannah Jane Parkinson
As the chess furore between Carlsen and Niemann rolls on, we take a look at some enduring disputes in sport

Hannah Jane Parkinson

17, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘We were taught to be winners’: refugee turned Olympian Yusra Mardini on the Netflix drama of her life
The swimming prowess of the Syrian Nardini sisters helped save their ​sinkingrefugee boat. Here Yusra talks about The Swimmers, the ​new film that tells their amazing story

Alice O'Keeffe

08, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Redeem Team: How Kobe Bryant’s steel restored pride to US basketball
A new Netflix documentary explores how the late NBA star helped provide some comfort for a team and country in turmoil

AR Shaw

07, Oct, 2022 @12:33 PM

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Brisbane 2032 Olympics organiser defends sitting on board of fossil fuel company
Andrew Liveris says his position at Saudi Aramco means he ‘knows the solutions’ as he presides over climate-positive games

Joe Hinchliffe

05, Oct, 2022 @8:26 AM

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Boxing’s Olympic future plunged into further doubt after Iba backs president
The International Boxing Association has voted to deny a leadership challenge against Umar Kremlev at a special congress in Armenia

PA Media and Guardian sport

25, Sep, 2022 @1:27 PM

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