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Rio 2016 sign deal for American company to find lodgings for spectators

Inside the Games - March 27, 2015 - 18:56
By Duncan Mackay

Rio 2016 has signed a deal with online hospitality provider Airbnb to help spectators find accommodation in private houses and apartments during the Olympics and Paralympics, they announced today.  
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Tokyo 2020 signs up Nomura Holdings to Gold Partner programme

Inside the Games - March 25, 2015 - 13:14
By Daniel Etchells

Japanese financial holding company Nomura has been selected as the latest Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner.
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Rio 2016 releases Olympic competition schedule

Inside the Games - March 24, 2015 - 19:15
By Emily Goddard

An outline of the competition schedule has been released for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. 
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Boston 2024 to hold referendum on Olympic bid

Inside the Games - March 24, 2015 - 17:39
By Daniel Etchells

Boston 2024 will seek a statewide referendum on whether the city should bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, chairman John Fish has announced today.

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United States predicted to top Rio 2016 medal table with 500 days to go until Olympic Games

Inside the Games - March 24, 2015 - 12:41
By Daniel Etchells

The United States will be the most successful nation at Rio 2016 according to a virtual medal table published today by Infostrada Sports to mark 500 days to go until the Olympic Games are due to start. 
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UK Sport launch "#EveryRoadtoRio" campaign ahead of 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio

Inside the Games - March 23, 2015 - 13:23
By Liam Morgan at the Embassy of Brazil for the United Kingdom in London

UK Sport have launched their #EveryRoadtoRio campaign here today, which aims to increase British athletes' chances of qualifying for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.
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Hamburg 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid endorsed by German Olympic Sports Confederation members

Inside the Games - March 21, 2015 - 18:42
By Michael Pavitt

Hamburg has been formally approved as the German contender for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics at the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) General Assembly at St Paul's Church in Frankfurt today.
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Exclusive: Rubbish collection boats at Rio 2016 sailing venue remain suspended over cost fears

Inside the Games - March 21, 2015 - 11:02
By Nick Butler

Rubbish collection using ecoboats in Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay remains suspended indefinitely, despite next year's Olympics and Paralympics being only 17 months away, insidethegames has been told.
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Support for Boston 2024 continues to decline, new poll reveals

Inside the Games - March 20, 2015 - 12:45
By Liam Morgan

A new poll on Boston's proposed bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has revealed 52 per cent are now against the campaign as support for the city's attempt to host the event continues to decline.
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Tokyo 2020 adds two domestic sponsors to growing list of Gold Partners

Inside the Games - March 20, 2015 - 10:01
By Liam Morgan

Tokyo 2020 today added two more domestics sponsors to their growing list of Gold Partners. 
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Tokyo 2020 continues to prove gold-plated choice as sixth domestic sponsor signs up

Inside the Games - March 18, 2015 - 09:15
By Duncan Mackay

Tokyo 2020 today unveiled JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation as its sixth Gold Partner as the decision to award the Olympics and Paralympics to the Japanese capital continues to prove a lucrative choice.
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Exclusive: Rio 2016 clean-up operation at Guanabara Bay hampered by lack of boats

Inside the Games - March 17, 2015 - 09:32
By Nick Butler

Rubbish littering Guanabara Bay will have been reduced well before Olympic and Paralympic sailing competitions take place, an official from a Dutch Research Institute supporting Rio State authorities has claimed, although work has currently been suspended due to a lack of boats.
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FIFA backs down over Manaus becoming Rio 2016 Olympic football venue

Inside the Games - March 16, 2015 - 20:08
By David Owen

FIFA has backed down over the inclusion of the Amazonian city of Manaus on the list of venues for the Rio 2016 Olympic football tournaments.
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Hamburg chosen ahead of Berlin as German candidate city for 2024 Olympics and Paralympic bid

Inside the Games - March 16, 2015 - 17:54
By Duncan Mackay

Hamburg has been chosen by Germany as its candidate city for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympic, it was announced today. 
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Germany to announce candidate city for 2024 Olympic bid on Monday

Inside the Games - March 16, 2015 - 00:39
By Duncan Mackay

Germany will announce later today whether they will put forward Berlin or Hamburg as its candidate city to bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.
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Diack backs Paris bid for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

Inside the Games - March 15, 2015 - 14:17
By Liam Morgan at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali

Lamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has given his backing to Paris' increasingly-likely bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 
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Promise Sport for Tomorrow programme will reach 10 million people before Tokyo 2020

Inside the Games - March 15, 2015 - 13:14
By Liam Morgan at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali

The Japan Sport Council (JSC) have outlined their ambitions here to help aid the development of some of the world's poorest countries as part of their Sport For Tomorrow programme.
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Boston 2024 needs to convince citizens this is a "fiscally responsible bid", says USOC chief executive

Inside the Games - March 14, 2015 - 13:39
By Duncan Mackay

United States Olympic Committee (USOC) officials are not concerned by the amount of opposition to the city's proposed bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, they claim.
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Mayor helps launch London's bid to become "most physically active in the world"

Inside the Games - March 12, 2015 - 13:01
By Daniel Etchells at the Westminster Boating Base in London

London Mayor Boris Johnson was on hand here to help launch London Sport, which aims to inspire one million inhabitants in the English capital to be more active by 2020 and ensure the city becomes the most physically active in the world.
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Tokyo 2020 commemorate fourth anniversary of Great East Japan Earthquake

Inside the Games - March 11, 2015 - 11:03
By Michael Pavitt

Tokyo 2020 have marked the fourth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake with a minute's silence at their headquarters, while Sports Director Koji Murofushi attended a commemoration ceremony in Ishinomaki.
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