Summer Olympics

Samaranch: Put your money on Madrid winning

By Duncan Mackay in Copenhagen

September 29 -  Madrid will win its bid to the 2016 Olympics because it already has been promised between 25 and 50 per cent of the votes from the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Juan Antonio Samaranch junior (pictured) claimed today.

Visa to sponsor Team 2012

September 29 -  Britain's 1,200 Olympic and Paralympic athletes will be sponsored by Visa in a deal that London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe has branded as "a ground-breaking moment for British sport".