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Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission Appoints New Executive Director Ahead of WADA Visit

A new executive director has been appointed by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), which is currently under fire due to the lack of drugs tests...

IOC and the United Nations share the same values

Underlining that the IOC and the United Nations “share the same values  of contributing to a better and peaceful world through sport,” IOC President Thomas...

IOC establishes $300,000 fund for Ukrainian athletes

Announcing the IOC having established a 300,000 US$ emergency fund in support o Ukrainian athletes, IOC President Thomas Bach expressed the IOC’s “growing concern”...

New report says controversial Rio 2016 golf course has boosted environment, organizers claim

The controversial new golf course built for the Rio 2016 Olympics has boosted the environment, organizers have claimed after a report on the venue...

Sepp Blatter Gets 8-Year Ban, Blames U.S.

Sepp Blatter blamed the United States for his eight-year ban handed down Monday by FIFA over ethics violations, a jab at a federal investigation...

Simmonds and Firth break world records at British Para-Swimming International Meet

Paralympic champions Ellie Simmonds and Bethany Firth broke world records on the penultimate day of action at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow. Simmonds...

U.S. Paralympics Names Five Veterans to Sitting Volleyball Squad for Rio 2016

A total of five military veterans will form part of the United States' 12-man sitting volleyball squad for next month's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it...

Langland Wins Women’s Snowboard Big Air Title at Winter X Games

American snowboarder Hailey Langland secured her first Winter X Games gold medal as she won the women’s big air competition in Aspen in Colorado. The...

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...

Beckenbauer and Villar facing bans, FIFA Ethics Committee reveal

German World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer and acting UEFA President Ángel María Villar Llona both face being banned from football following investigations by the FIFA Ethics...

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