Should Bodybuilding be an Olympic Sport?

Should bodybuilding be an Olympic sport? After all, weightlifting has been an Olympic sport since 1896 and has appeared in every Olympic Games since...

Nick Butler: IOC Evaluation Commissions Must do More to Foresee Problems in Olympic Organizing...

Inspection and reflection season has begun in International Olympic Committee (IOC) circles; an opportunity to consider the good, the bad and the ugly before...

Bach Says Refugee Olympic Team “Reflects the True Olympic Spirit”

“The Refugee Olympic Team reflects the true Olympic spirit”, said IOC President Thomas Bach as he met for the first time with the team of...

Olympic Leaders Express Commitment to Gender Equality

“Gender equality is not a ‘women’s issue.’ It is a basic human right of profound importance and fundamental principle of the Olympic Charter,” said...

WADA Responds to Questions on Timing of Russian Doping Report

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has taken note of the views expressed by some concerning the timing of publication of the Agency’s independent McLaren Investigation ...

Afghan Javelin Thrower Banned After Failed Doping Test at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Afghan javelin thrower Mohammad Naiem Durani has been suspended for four years for an anti-doping violation committed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it...

More than $500 Million to be Disbursed to National Olympic Committees

Having approved a 16 percent increase in Olympic Solidarity funds, the IOC Executive Board announced that a total of $509,285,000 will be distributed to...

Fake Lottery Wins and “Magic Pill” Offer Among Online Scams Connected to Rio 2016...

A new report is warning of the growing risk of viruses and scams associated with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky...

Russian Olympic Committee Officials Discuss Doping at IOC Meeting

By Thomas Giles | Russian officials insisted they are committed to anti-doping initiatives after hosting a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Russian Olympic...

FINA Doping Control Review Board Chair, Other Members Reportedly Resign in Protest at Response...

Three members of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Doping Control Review Board, including the chairman Andrew Pipe, have reportedly resigned in protest at how...

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