Los Angeles agrees to host 2028 Olympics after Paris in 2024 Aug01

Los Angeles agrees t...

Los Angeles reached an agreement Monday with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. The deal would make LA a three-time Olympic city, after hosting the 1932 and 1984 Games. With the...

IOC MAKES HISTORIC DECISION IN AGREEING TO AWARD 2024 AND 2028 OLYMPIC GAMES AT THE SAME TIME Jul12

IOC MAKES HISTORIC D...

THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) TODAY UNANIMOUSLY AGREED IN PRINCIPLE TO AWARD BOTH THE OLYMPIC GAMES 2024 AND 2028 AT THE SAME TIME, PAVING THE WAY FOR A “WIN-WIN-WIN” SITUATION FOR THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT, LOS ANGELES AND PARIS. The 130th IOC Session met yesterday at the...

IOC confirms equestrian sport in 2024 and Tokyo 2020 formats Jun09

IOC confirms equestrian sport in 2024 and Tokyo 20...

FEI President welcomes IOC confirmation of equestrian sport in 2024 Olympic programme and approval of Tokyo 2020 formats. The FEI President has welcomed today’s confirmation by the IOC that equestrian sport will be in the Olympic programme for the 2024 Games and approval of the Olympic formats submitted by the FEI for the Tokyo 2020 Games. The quota for equestrian at the 2020 Games remains unchanged. “The IOC’s confirmation of equestrian on the Olympic programme for the 2024 Games and approval of the new formats for Tokyo 2020 is a direct acknowledgment of our willingness to adapt and modernise our sport, so all the work to drive change and...

Budapest to drop bid to host Games Feb24

Budapest to drop bid...

Paris and Los Angeles are the remaining candidates to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Budapest is to drop its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, a Hungarian government spokesman confirmed. More than 260,000 people had signed a petition against the plan, with opponents saying the money would be...

About the Olympic’s format changes Nov24

About the Olympic...

This week Tokyo, the chosen city for 2020 Olympic Games, played host to the FEI General Assembly that decided changes for Dressage and Para-Dressage.     At the 2016 General Assembly, a number close to 300 delegates representing 76 of the FEI’s 134 National Federations gathered to...

Rome close to withdraw Olympic 2024 bid Sep22

Rome close to withdr...

The Major of Rome Mrs. Virginia Raggi  yesterday announced she rejects bid for the Olympic Game in 2024. The Italian Capital is close to follow the path of  other previous candidates that retired their candidatures as  Hamburg and Boston. If approved by Rome’s city assembly, Raggi’s motion to...

Jumping: Skelton scoops Britain’s first Olympic individual Jumping gold Aug19

Jumping: Skelton sco...

He broke his neck in a fall 16 years ago, he has a replacement hip, he’s 58 years old, competing at his seventh Olympic Games and he was riding a horse that has been struggling with injury for over two years, but Nick Skelton made Olympic history when becoming the first ever British rider to...

Jumping: Fighting French fly to victory in Olympic Team Jumping final Aug17

Jumping: Fighting Fr...

France claimed Team Jumping gold for only the second time in the history of the Olympic Games with a brilliant performance at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today. Lying only a single penalty point behind the joint-leaders from Brazil, Germany, Netherlands and USA after...

Team USA led by Robert Dover in Rio got an amazing Olympics Aug16

Team USA led by Robert Dover in Rio got an amazing...

A bronze team medal at Rio’s Olympic Games, Laura Graves fourth in the individual final and  those celebrations come just after team USA won in July the inaugural Nations Cup Series, the team led by Robert Dover is a protagonist in world dressage. “What an amazing week it has been here in Rio! “ Stated Robert Dover at the end of the Grand Prix Freestyle in Deodoro. “This has been one of the highlights of my life, to be the Chef of the finest Team America has ever fielded to an Olympic Games and watch them achieve personal bests in the most important show of their lives! All contributed to their Bronze Medal and Laura...

Rio 2016: Charlotte Dujardin is Gold again with Valegro Aug15

Rio 2016: Charlotte Dujardin is Gold again with Va...

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and the fabulous 14-year-old gelding, Valegro, were in a class of their own when posting an Olympic Dressage record score of 93.857 in the Grand Prix Freestyle to claim their second successive individual title today. The double-gold medallist at London 2012 is the first British woman to retain an individual Olympic title, and she now matches the British record of three gold medals for a female athlete set by cyclist Laura Trott yesterday. On an afternoon of high emotion in Deodoro Olympic Park it was two members of Friday’s gold-medal-winning German team who took silver and bronze, the multi-medalled...

Jumping: Packed stadium as Brazil and Germany dominate Olympic Jumping opener Aug14

Jumping: Packed stad...

The packed stadium at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) exploded into a wall of sound today when Team Brazil matched the performance of a mighty side from Germany to post a zero score as Olympic Jumping got underway. The first Jumping qualifier decides the starting order for the...

Germany takes Olympic  team gold once again Aug12

Germany takes Olympic team gold once again

Like re-booting to re-establish a connection, Germany clinched team Dressage gold in considerable style at the Olympic Equestrian Park in Deodoro today. Germany has now won eight of the last nine Olympic team Dressage contests – with only Great Britain spoiling the party on home soil in 2012 – and today’s result brings the Germans overall tally to 13 sets of Olympic team golds. Already looking like the ones to beat after topping yesterday’s Grand Prix, they stamped their authority all over today’s deciding Grand Prix Special with a team total of 81.936. Great Britain had to settle for silver with 78.595 while Team USA, posting...

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