Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee Confirmed

Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee has been confirmed having achieved “solid progress on the media villages, the venue masterplan and the recruitment...

Turkish London 2012 1500m Winner Stripped of Gold Medal

London 2012 Olympic 1500 metres champion Asli Cakir Alptekin of Turkey has been stripped of her gold medal and handed an eight-year doping ban, it...

Tokyo 2020 expect 10,000 entries as search for new logo is officially opened

The competition to select a new logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially opened today - with 10,000 entries expected. Organisers in the Japanese capital...

Swiss Voters Reject Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

It would seem that not every country’s residents believe that hosting an Olympic Games justifies the enormous public cost in time and money.  Swizz...

USOC Adds Sexual Orientation to Non-Discrimination Policy Ahead of Sochi 2014

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a move that has been interpreted as a reaction...

‘Beer Runnings’ as Red Stripe Buys New Sled for Jamaican Bobsled Team

Fears Jamaica would withdraw from the women's bobsled event at the Winter Olympic Games have been allayed after beer company Red Stripe agreed to...

U.S., Iran and Russia Join Forces to Save Olympic Wrestling

The United States, Russia and Iran wrestling teams are preparing to meet Wednesday, May 15, 2013, for an historic exhibition in New York that...

USOC Announces 2018 Team USA Awards Best of Games Winners

By Daniel Etchells | The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced the 2018 winners for the Team USA Awards Best of the Games with...

Britain’s Most Decorated Olympian Retiring from Professional Cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins, Britain's most decorated Olympian ever and the country's first winner of the Tour de France, has officially announced his retirement from...

IOC make $50,000 donation to giant panda breeding centre in China

The International Olympic Committee has made a donation of $50,000 (£35,000/€44,000) to a giant panda breeding centre in Sichuan Province in China. The money has...

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