China Faces One-Year Ban From Weightlifting Over Repeated Doping Cases

China are facing a one-year ban from weightlifting after the sport’s world governing body confirmed that the country's three failed retests from Beijing 2008...

United States Olympic Committee “Honored” to Nominate Los Angeles as American Candidate for 2024...

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) says it is "honoured" to nominate Los Angeles as the American candidate in the race for the 2024...

IOC to Discuss Tokyo 2020 Costs Report in Constructive Way, Says Bach

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach says they will discuss a report which has predicted a four-times increase of the Tokyo 2020 budget...

US TV Audience for Rio 2016 Golf Finale Second Highest Viewing Figures of the...

Golf's Olympic return last week was reportedly watched by one the sport's biggest ever global television audiences, it has been estimated. It comes as a...

American Ice Hockey Olympic Champion Elected IOC Athlete Commission Chair

American ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero was elected as the new Chair of the IOC Athletes’ Commission, replacing outgoing Chair Claudia Bokel. IOC...

New Brazilian President Booed as he Opens Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Protesters jeered Brazil’s new President Michel Temer as he opened the Paralympic Games in one of his first official outings since taking office last...

IOC President Bach’s Expenses Totaled $301,000, Including Indemnity, in 2015

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach’s expenses totaled $301,000 in 2015. This figure includes Bach’s annual indemnity payment of $225,000, which is linked to...

Olympic Marathon Medalist Fails to Return Home From Rio After Political Gesture

Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa has not returned home from Rio 2016 after he made a public gesture of defiance against the regime in...

LA 2024 Leaders Hail Return of the Rams as Proof of City’s Olympic Credentials

The committee behind the Los Angeles bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games hailed the "smooth running" of the first LA Rams...

Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Suspended Three Years After Removing Clothes in Protest at Rio 2016

Two Mongolian wrestling coaches who removed their clothes in protest at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been suspended for three years,...

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