Olympic Games

Major international multi-sport event

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are the leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 teams, representing sovereign states and territories, participating. By default, the Games generally substitute for any world championships during the year in which they take place. The Olympic Games are held every four years. Since 1994, they have alternated between the Summer and Winter Olympics every two years during the four-year Olympiad.

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World sprint champion Emma Finucane is confident of success in Paris after being named in Team GB's cycling squad for the 2024 Olympic games.
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American Olympic swimmer Michael Brinegar is handed a four-year ban for blood doping.
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British 100m and 200m record holder Zharnel Hughes is granted a medical exemption from the UK Athletics Championships, which will double as Olympic trials.
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All eyes were on Paris this weekend -- but not because of the forthcoming Olympics ... it all had to do with celebs who got dressed up in wacky outfits and posed..
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World champion sprinter Emma Finucane and Olympic mountain bike champion Tom Pidcock headline Team GB's initial cycling squad for Paris 2024.
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World champion Noah Lyles wins the 100m at the US Olympic trials to qualify for this summer's Games in Paris.
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Vogue World took over a square for the last day of Paris Fashion Week on Sunday night, putting on a spectacle themed around the Olympics.
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Great Britain fail to reach the men's rugby sevens at the Olympic Games for the first time since it made its debut in 2016 after losing to South Africa in the..
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Parisians have threatened to poo in the River Seine today in a protest ahead of the Olympics.ย 
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Katie Ledecky makes history at the US Olympic swim trials and will chase more records at the Paris Games.
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Sha'Carri Richardson wins the women's 100m in world-leading time at the US Olympic trials to secure her place at this summer's Games in Paris.
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British BMX rider Kieran Reilly qualified for his maiden Olympics but defending champion Charlotte Worthington faces an anxious wait after missing out at the..
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Great Britain Sevens men's team began their bid to secure the final place at the Olympic Games, with a 35-19 victory over China at the repechage tournament in..
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Double Olympic champion Katie Archibald is out of the Paris games after breaking bones and ligaments in a freak accident.
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Two-time British Olympic champion Katie Archibald will miss next month's Games after breaking her leg in a freak accident in her garden.
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Great Britain Sevens men's squad have to win the repechage tournament starting in Monaco on Friday to secure the final place at the Olympic Games.
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Andy MacDonald, 50, and Tommy Calvert, 13, speak to BBC Sport's Katie Gornall about trying to qualify for skateboarding at the Paris Olympic Games.
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Wales wing Jasmine Joyce will become the first British rugby player to appear at three Olympic Games.
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Laura Roper is set to play in her fourth Olympic Games after being named in Great Britain's squad for Paris 2024.
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Jamaica's five-time Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah will not defend her 200m title at this summer's Games in Paris.
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Ons Jabeur and Aryna Sabalenka say they will not compete at this summer's Olympic Games in Paris in order to prioritise their health.
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Jackson James Rice, an up-and-coming kite foil racing star, tragically passed away this weekend just weeks before his debut in the 2024 Olympics. He was only 18...
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Kitefoiler Jackson James Rice, who was gearing up to represent Tonga at the Paris Olympics, has died aged 18.
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Aryna Sabalenka says she will not compete at this summer's Olympic Games in Paris in order to prioritise her health.
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Britain's reigning world champion Yasmin Ingham wins the four-star German Championship event on Banzai Du Loir at the Luhmuhlen Horse Trials.
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Emma Raducanu turns down the chance to play for Great Britain at the 2024 Olympics - but two-time gold medallist Andy Murray is set to compete.
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Emma Raducanu turns down the chance to play for Great Britain at the 2024 Olympics - but two-time gold medallist Andy Murray is set to compete.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

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