Shoot-Out on Olympic Bus Route Causes Station Closures in Rio

Three stations on a bus-route connecting Rio de Janeiro's airport with the Olympic Park were briefly closed after a shoot-out between police and drug...

Questions Set to be Banned by IOC at 2024 Evaluation Commission

International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials are expected to refuse to answer any questions from the media in all their press briefings until the final...

Young Refugees Try Sports at Cyprus Olympic Committee Introduction Day

The Cyprus Olympic Committee (COC) held a sports induction day for young refugees between the ages of 13 and 18. The day, which received support...

London Mayor Claims Economic Boom Since 2012 Olympics

Around 110,000 new jobs have been created since the 2012 Olympics within the six London districts that hosted events of the Games, according to...

Tokyo 2020 Sets “Affordable” Ticket Prices for Paralympic Games

By Dan Palmer | Tokyo 2020 announced ticket prices for the Paralympic Games - which officials claim offer all sports at "affordable" prices. Organizers are aiming...

Coordination Commission Chairman Describes Satisfaction over Paris 2024 Progress

By Mike Rowbottom | Paris 2024 organizers heard the desired verdict from the chairman of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission, Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant, who concluded...

International Swimming Federation Says Rio 2016 Competition was ‘Outstanding’

“Great athletes + memorable performances = outstanding competitions,” reads the International Swimming Federation's (FINA) recipe for success as swimming’s world governing body provides a review...

Are the Olympics Necessary?

This has been an absolutely horrible week for the International Olympic Committee. On Sunday, CBS's 60 Minutes interviewed a Russian whistleblower who claimed Russian...

WADA Revokes Accreditation of Lisbon Laboratory Due to Ongoing Issues

By Liam Morgan | The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revoked the accreditation of the Lisbon Laboratory owing to longstanding issues at the facility, it...

Voting Open for Academy Athlete of the Month for January

The United States Sports Academy has announced its Athlete of the Month ballot for January and public voting is in progress. Following the selection...

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