Ashton Eaton Wins Jim Thorpe All-Around Award from United States Sports Academy

American decathlete Ashton Eaton, who won his second consecutive Olympic decathlon gold medal in the 2016 Rio Games, has been presented the 2016 Jim...

Hockey Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2017

The Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF) has announced its class of 2017, which will see seven people inducted later this year. Dave Andreychuk, Danielle Goyette,...

Armour: Count on Putin Turning Russia’s Olympic Ban into a Win

When something seems too good to be true, it usually is. Take the International Olympic Committee’s decision to ban Russia from the Pyeongchang Games. It...

Bolt Hopes He Has Earned Right to be Mentioned With Muhammad Ali, Pelé After...

It is a straightforward enough template: Usain Bolt, triple Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion. For the 29-year-old Jamaican inspiration, there was just the small...

Paris 2024 Bid Inspired by ‘Olympic Values’

“The presentation of Paris 2024 is about a bid inspired by Olympic values, led by sport and athletes and powered by the collective energy...

Head of Winter Olympic Sports Predicts Small Crowds for Pyeongchang 2018

International Ski Federation President Gian-Franco Kasper has admitted he does not expect many spectators to attend events at next year's Winter Olympic Games in...

China Dominates Again at FINA Diving Grand Prix as Win Seven Gold Medals in...

China’s continued dominance was once again on show as they claimed seven of the eight gold medals on offer at the International Swimming Federation...

IOC Gives Conditions Required for Russian Athletes to Compete in Rio

The IOC Executive Board (EB) has today further studied the question of the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In its...

Budapest 2024 Officials Claim to be ‘Right City at the Right Time’ to Host...

Budapest 2024 chairman Balázs Fürjes claimed the Hungarian capital is a "city on the rise" in their first Olympic and Paralympic bid presentation. Central to...

David Owen: Winners and losers from the FIFA Presidential election

I have put together a list of prospective winners and losers as a consequence of Gianni Infantino’s victory in the race for the FIFA...

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