Real Madrid focused on winning Club World Cup crown

Dec 14, 2016

Real Madrid focused on winning Club World Cup crown

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane believes four-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is capable of adding more awards to his bulging trophy cabinet and will prove it this week in Japan at the Club World Cup. Madrid takes on Mexican side Club America in ...

Paris organizers confident they can avoid Tokyo's Olympic mess

Dec 4, 2016

Paris organizers confident they can avoid Tokyo's Olympic mess

The head of Paris’ bid for the 2024 Olympics has branded Tokyo’s original 2020 Games proposal “a fairy tale” and believes the French capital can avoid the kind of after-the-fact revisions bogging down Japan’s organizers. Paris is competing with Los Angeles and Budapest for ...

Tokyo Olympic chiefs weigh private-sector venue funding

Dec 1, 2016

Tokyo Olympic chiefs weigh private-sector venue funding

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers are entertaining the idea that venues built for the games could be financed and run by private-sector companies. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government, central government and Tokyo 2020 organizing committee have vowed to cut costs for the games, having announced a ...