Bolt Hopes He Has Earned Right to be Mentioned With Muhammad Ali, Pelé After...

It is a straightforward enough template: Usain Bolt, triple Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion. For the 29-year-old Jamaican inspiration, there was just the small...

Let’s Make the Refugee Olympic Team More Than a Symbol

The Refugee Olympic Team was a wonderful initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and I congratulate them on enabling 10 athletes who are refugees...

Potential LA 2024 Olympics Estimated to Generate $18.3 Billion in Economic Output

Olympic Games held in Los Angeles could increase economic output by up to $11.2 billion in Los Angeles and $18.3 billion nationwide, according to...

IOC Executive Board to Assess Russian Disciplinary Report in December

The worst day’s publicity in IOC history – ‘failing’ to impose outright ban on Russia’s entire Olympic team for Rio – might have been diluted...

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 ...

Rio 2016 Claim More than 100,000 Tickets Sold in Less than Five Hours after...

Rio 2016 organisers said football, beach volleyball, basketball, tennis and athletics tickets proved to be the most in-demand, after putting a final batch of...

Muratli and Le Van Break World Records in First Rio 2016 Paralympic Powerlifting Finals

Turkey's Nazmiye Muratli and Cong Le Van of Vietnam both broke world records to claim the first Paralympic powerlifting gold medals at Rio 2016...

Coates Admits Rio 2016 ‘Most Difficult’ Games but IOC Insist They Will be a...

International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials insist they have "absolutely no regrets" about awarding the Games to Rio de Janeiro despite the organisation's vice-president John...

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...

Budapest 2024 Officials Devise Inventive Athletics and Olympic Village Legacy Proposals

Budapest 2024 officials may have found an answer to one of the Olympic Movement’s most intractable problems: how to deliver a worthwhile legacy for...

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