IOC Urges Pyeongchang to Follow Rio’s Lead and Improve Efficiency of Budget

Cost-cutting measures to the Pyeongchang 2018 budget have been recommended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) using methods learnt from Rio 2016. IOC Coordination Commission...

Paris 2024 Officials, Mayor Say La Parisienne Race Shows City’s Commitment to Diversity

“Through this race, the citizens of the city also celebrate gender equality, diversity, sharing, openness and friendliness – values that are inherent to our...

Gold Medalists at Russia’s Alternative Paralympic Games to be Awarded Over $60,000

Russian athletes who won gold medals at the country’s competition which was held after their ban from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be...
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IOC Starts Disciplinary Procedures Against 28 Russian Athletes from Sochi 2014

Following the publication of the completed WADA Independent Person (IP) Report on 9 December 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that 28...

Brazilian Officials Vow to Step-up “Information Campaign” to Downplay Zika Virus Fears but Too...

Brazilian officials are stepping-up an information campaign in an attempt to downplay fears surrounding the risk of Zika virus following recent warnings against attending...

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...

Final Candidature Files Submitted by 2024 Olympic Candidate Cities

The third and final candidature files from 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bidders Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris have officially been submitted. Each of the candidates...

Farah, Rose, Nadal Among Latest Athletes to Have Data Leaked by Fancy Bears Hackers

Four-time Olympic athletics champion Mo Farah and 14-time Grand Slam winning tennis player Rafael Nadal are among another 26 athletes whose leaked data has...

IOC President Thomas Bach Optimistic About Future of Rio and the Olympic Games

“History will talk about a Rio de Janeiro before the Olympic Games and a much better Rio de Janeiro after the Olympic Games” IOC President...

Judo Star Harrison Retains Olympic Crown at Rio 2016 Before Confirming Retirement

American judoka Kayla Harrison confirmed her retirement after successfully defending her women’s under 78 kilograms Olympic title by overcoming France’s Audrey Tcheumeo in the gold medal match...

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