Bryan Brothers Withdraw from Rio 2016 Men’s Doubles Tournament Due to Health Fears

London 2012 men’s doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan have withdrawn from the Rio 2016 tennis tournament, with the American duo citing health reasons...

Polish Discus Thrower Sells Rio 2016 Olympic Silver Medal to Help Child With Cancer

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski has auctioned off his Rio 2016 Olympic silver medal to raise funds for a three-year-old boy with a rare...

Hickey Vows to Fight Scandal Allegations After Release From High Security Rio Prison

Patrick Hickey has vowed to fight allegations made against him regarding an alleged ticketing scandal involving Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The International...

Ng Ser Miang to Confirm He Will Run for IOC President

Singapore's Ng Ser Miang will officially announce on Thursday (May 16) that he is to put himself forward as a candidate to replace Jacques...

Three R’s: Russians, Rio, Raggi- Bad News

The International Olympic Committee has just suffered its worse three-day period since the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches in the...

Brazil’s Alison and Bruno Claim Men’s Beach Volleyball Olympic Crown

Brazil's Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt made partial amends for the heartbreak suffered by their female counterparts by emphatically claiming the Rio 2016...

Five Additional Sports Likely for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The IOC Session at Rio will almost beyond doubt accept the five-sport package of additional sports requested by Tokyo 2020 and approved by the Executive...

Lochte’s 10 Month Suspension Confirmed by USOC as Three Teammates Handed Four Month Sanctions

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Swimming have confirmed that swimmer Ryan Lochte has been given a 10 month suspension for claiming...

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...

Twenty-three Candidates Make Their Pitch for Seats on IOC Athletes’ Commission

With athletes arriving at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, the electoral statements of the 23 candidates vying for a place on the...

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