Gulf Times - Olympic-Village
Organisers investigating after athletes drinking violates Covid-19 curbs

Organisers investigating after athletes drinking violates Covid-19 curbs

Tokyo Games organisers said they are investigating after a group of athletes were found drinking alcohol in the Olympic village this week, violating measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

48,000 meals a day: Tokyo tackles feeding an Olympic Village

48,000 meals a day: Tokyo tackles feeding an Olympic Village

Even under ordinary circumstances, feeding an Olympic Village is a mammoth task, with chefs preparing tens of thousands of meals a day for elite athletes from around the world.

French watchdogs warn of €500mn Paris Olympics overspend

French watchdogs warn of €500mn Paris Olympics overspend

With work on the 2024 Olympics in Paris barely begun, French budgetary watchdogs on Friday warned there was a danger of a €500mn ($616mn) cost overrun.

Morocco boxer held over alleged sex attacks in Olympic Village

Morocco boxer held over alleged sex attacks in Olympic Village

Brazilian police arrested a Moroccan Olympic boxer on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting two female cleaners in the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro.

Qatari flag hoisted in Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro

Qatari flag hoisted in Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro

The Qatari flag has been hoisted in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro where the Olympic Games are starting on Friday.