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Smaller is Safer – The Olympic Future?

Rio’s Olympic Games may have been a welcome landmark for South American sport, a momentary celebration of recognition and achievement for the continent and...

NSA Fails to Get Alleged 2002 Winter Olympics Surveillance Case Thrown Out of Court

A bid to dismiss a lawsuit against the National Security Agency (NSA) over claims they conducted a surveillance program during the 2002 Winter Olympics...

McIlroy ‘Resents’ Olympic Games for Making Him Choose Between Great Britain and Ireland

Rory McIlroy has claimed he "resents" the Olympic Games for forcing him to choose between competing for Great Britain or Ireland. The Northern Irishman, a...

More than 550 Million Viewers Watched Table Tennis at Rio 2016 Games, Report Claims

A total of 552.3 million viewers were recorded as having watched table tennis events at last year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, research...

Donna de Varona Wins Theodore Roosevelt Meritorious Achievement Award from the United States Sports...

Donna de Varona – an Olympic swimmer, Emmy-winning television sportscaster and tireless advocate for women in sports – has been named the winner of...

ANOC President Admits Integrity of Olympic Games ‘Threatened’ in 2016

Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has admitted the integrity of the Olympic Games was "threatened" during 2016 but...

Olympic Champion Eaton, Bronze Medalist Theisen-Eaton Announce Retirements

Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton, who won a bronze medal in the heptathlon at Rio 2016, have both announced their...

Olympic Medalist Hopes to Return to Ethiopia After Political Gesture at Rio

Olympic marathon silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia remains hopeful he will compete for his country again after he made an anti-government gesture when...

Bolt, Biles Win AIPS Best Athlete of 2016 Prizes

Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt and American gymnast Simone Biles have been awarded the male and female International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Best Athlete...

Paris 2024 Officials Say Bid ‘Galvanized the People of France’ in 2017 Message

Paris 2024 officials have vowed to continue "expressing their sporting passion" as they bid to land the Olympic and Paralympic Games in just over...

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