• LA 2024 'disappointed' Budapest to withdraw Games bid
    Reuters3 hours ago

    LA 2024 'disappointed' Budapest to withdraw Games bid

    (Reuters) - LA 2024 officials were "disappointed" to learn this week that Budapest will pull out of the running for the 2024 summer Games and said on Friday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) must select a host city that redefines sustainability. Hungary's government said this week

  • Carina Vogt regains world ski jump title in dramatic finish
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    Carina Vogt regains world ski jump title in dramatic finish

    Carina Vogt regained her world women's ski jump title Friday in dramatic style as her main rival fell short with the final jump. Vogt burst into tears as Lundby's result was announced. Vogt's winning score from two jumps was 254.6 points, two points ahead of second-placed Yuki Ito of Japan

  • IOC suggests more changes needed in Olympic host bidding
    The Associated Press

    IOC suggests more changes needed in Olympic host bidding

    The International Olympic Committee wants to keep considering changes that could result in both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games awarded in September. An internal letter written by IOC President Thomas Bach's spokesman suggests further adjustments are needed in the way Olympic hosts are chosen. In

  • IOC pledges changes to bid process after Budapest exit
    Reuters

    IOC pledges changes to bid process after Budapest exit

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) pledged on Friday to make changes to the bidding process following the withdrawal of Budapest from the race to host the 2024 Games, leaving just two candidates. The Hungarian capital pulled the plug on its project following a collection of more than 200,000