Boxers Dusmatov and Shields Awarded With Val Barker Trophy for Rio 2016 Displays

Uzbekistan's newly crowned Olympic light flyweight champion Hasanboy Dusmatov has been awarded the Val Barker Trophy for the most outstanding male boxer of Rio...

Sortino Named Head Coach of United States’ Para-Triathlon Team for Rio 2016

Mark Sortino has been named head coach of the United States’ triathlon team ahead of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Sortino was one...

IOC Hires American to be Strategic Communications Director

American Rebecca Lowell Edwards has been appointed as strategic communications director of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), it has been announced. Edwards takes on the...

Snyder Breaks Swimming World Record After Competition Delay at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 meter freestyle S11 final here this evening,...

Australian Laptops Stolen from Rio 2016 Olympic Village During Fire Evacuation

Three laptops and items of clothing were stolen from the Australian apartments in the Olympic Village when the team was evacuated due to fire...

Of the Golden Stars of Rio and Those Who Made All Medals Shine Brighter

Who was the biggest star of the 2016 Olympics? It depends on your point of view. From a global perspective, the answer is undoubtedly...

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Acquitted of Insulting Judiciary

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has been fully acquitted by Kuwait’s Supreme Court on charges of insulting the judiciary. The ANOC President had been sentenced to six...

Efimova Among List of Seven Russian Swimmers Banned from Rio 2016 by FINA

Seven Russian athletes have been banned from competing at next month’s Olympic Games by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in the wake of the...

Déjà Vu for IOC as Working Group Created to Reform Bid Process

By Liam Morgan | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has established a working group to look at possible...

United States Claims Sweep in PT2 as Women’s Triathlon Debuts at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States claimed a clean sweep of the podium in the PT2 class as women's triathlon took center stage at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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