The executive board of the International Olympic Committee is set to vote to have a sport removed from the 2020 Summer Games.Tuesday, 12 February, 2013, 5:45am
Madrid winning the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games would deliver just the boost that is needed as Spain battles a gruelling recession, the bid leader Alejandro Blanco said in an interview.4 Nov 2012 - 2:16am
Chinese Olympic badminton champion Yu Yang says she is quitting the sport after being disqualified from the London Games in a match-throwing scandal.
'This is my last competition. Goodbye Badminton World Federation, goodbye my beloved badminton,' Yu, 26, wrote on her microblog.15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm
For the services he has given over the past two decades and the honours he has won, Hong Kong cycling ace Wong Kam-po deserves nothing less than a Grand Bauhinia medal.30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Fang Yuting, 23, Cheng Ming, 26, Xu Jing, 22 Women's team
Major achievement: 2012 Olympic test event silver medal27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
It is easily the most foreboding quote in the history of the Olympics, certainly from the business end of things. 'The Olympics can no more lose money than a man can have a baby,' said Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau in 1970 after his city was awarded the 1976 Olympiad. Thirty years after the Games ended, the city made their final payment on a US$1.6 billion debt.27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Long-distance swimmer Natasha Tang Wing-yung has had her eyes set on competing at the Olympics for years. But, after thinking she had missed her chance, that dream has come true - in the place of her birth.21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The United States is the most successful diving nation in Olympic history: it tops the all-time medals table with a total of 131 (48 gold, 41 silver and 42 bronze).
China is a distant second, with 49 medals: 27 gold, 14 silver and eight bronze; Sweden lies third with 14 (six, eight and seven).12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Name: Lok Kwan-hoi Age: 25
Name: Leung Chun-shek Age: 26
Event: Rowing - men's lightweight double sculls
Olympic experience: None11 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's teenage foil fencer Nicholas Choi has qualified for this summer's London Olympics - achieving his dream four years earlier than planned.
Choi, 19, became Hong Kong's youngest-ever Olympic fencing representative after securing a world ranking of 46 during qualifying.23 May 2012 - 12:00am