IAAF Task Force Chief Praises Anti-Doping Changes Made by Russia but Warns Cultural Problems...

Fresh accusations of state-sponsored doping by Russia during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been "discussed" by the International Association of Athletics Federations...

Alan Hubbard: the Curious Air of Indifference Surrounding Rio 2016

I had a call last week on behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Rio Olympics as, I imagine, did some of my colleagues. They...

Exclusive: Clause at Centre of European Championships Contract Row is “Superseded”

A controversial contract proposal to restrict how sports on the inaugural European Championships program are able to participate at other multi-sport events has been...

Kenya’s Parliament Approves Changes to Anti-doping Law Amid Rio 2016 Fears and WADA Non-compliance

Kenya's Parliament has agreed changes to its anti-doping law in a bid to end any lingering doubts about the country's athletics team missing Rio...

Five Sports Recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Inclusion All Approved by IOC Executive Board

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Twenty-three Athletes Fail Drug Tests After London 2012 Reanalysis

Twenty-three athletes have tested positive for banned substances following reanalysis of samples from the London 2012 Olympics, it has been confirmed. The athletes come from...

Coates Admits Concern Over Tokyo 2020 Payment but says “No Reason” to Doubt Explanations...

Allegations Tokyo 2020 made a corrupt payment to Singapore-based firm Black Tidings are a “concern”, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has admitted,...

David Owen: Cold War II – a Sequel that Los Angeles, Like the Rest...

Throughout my time covering the Olympic Movement - about 15 years - we have tended to take a pretty dim view of the boycott-marred...

Women in sport project launched as part of Lillehammer 2016 legacy

An initiative to promote female leadership in sport has been launched as a legacy project of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. The "Lillehammer...

Professional Boxers Will Lose to Amateurs if Allowed to Compete at Rio 2016, Tyson...

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has branded the idea of professional boxers competing at the Olympic Games as "ridiculous" and "foolish", claiming they...

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