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Pollution Concerns Raised at Rio 2016 Venues After Studies Find “Super-Bacteria”

Pollution worries have once again risen ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a report claimed that drug-resistant "super-bacteria” has been found at...

Alan Hubbard: the Curious Air of Indifference Surrounding Rio 2016

I had a call last week on behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Rio Olympics as, I imagine, did some of my colleagues. They...

Russian Criminal Investigation Opened Against Moscow Laboratory Chief Turned Whistleblower Rodchenkov

A criminal case has been opened today by Russian Federal investigators against former Moscow Laboratory chief Grigory Rodchenkov, the official who has since made...

International Biathlon Union VP Claims IOC Credibility Undermined After Russia Awarded 2021 World Championships

Newly-elected International Biathlon Union (IBU) vice-president of sport Max Cobb has accused the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of going back on the recommendations they...

Nyet for Russian Track and Field Team at Rio

Should Russia be tossed from the Rio Olympics because of a sophisticated drug doping scheme? Would that be the end of a sports sanctioned...

Abbeylegesse Confirmed as One of “IAAF 28” as Pavey Stands by for 10,000m World...

Elvan Abeylegesse stands to lose two Olympic silver medals, and one from the World Championships, after being officially named by the Turkish Athletics Federation...

Live animal mascots

Last month the University of Texas mascot and longhorn steer Bevo XIV died at the age of 13 from leukemia. A popular animal, Bevo...

NCAA to Relocate Championships From North Carolina for 2016-17

Based on the NCAA's commitment to fairness and inclusion, the Association will relocate all seven previously awarded championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17...

Armour: LaVar Ball is the Pageant Mom who Makes You Cringe

LaVar Ball is the basketball equivalent of a pageant mom. Oh, the father of Lonzo, creator of the Big Baller Brand and current object of...

EOC Will Be Guided by International Olympic Committee Over Whether Russia Should Host 2019...

A decision on whether or not Russia will be awarded the 2019 European Games will be guided by whatever decision the International Olympic Committee...

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