French Polynesia Among Regions Bidding to Host Surfing at Paris 2024

By Liam Morgan | French Polynesia in the South Pacific is among five regions to have submitted a...

IOC May Hold Medal Re-Allocation Ceremonies at Pyeongchang 2018

Special medal re-allocation ceremonies should take place during next year’s Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang to reward those set to benefit from Russian doping...

USOC Chief Exec: Atlanta 1996 Olympic Stadium Has Been “Extremely Successful” Despite Short Lifespan

Turner Field, originally the Centennial Olympic Stadium built as the centerpiece for Atlanta 1996, has provided a legacy even though it faces the prospect of...

Aussie Booze Ban At Rio 2016 Raises Questions About Role Alcohol Plays in Elite...

Kitty Chiller, Australian Chef de Mission at Rio 2016, announced last week the Australian section of the Athletes Village will be a "dry area"...

“I Believe There Will Be a Games Bid from Africa,” Says Ng Ser Miang

Ng Ser Miang, the Singaporean International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president who last week launched his election campaign to replace Jacques Rogge in the most...

Moon Dae-sung Suspended as IOC Member Over Plagiarism

South Korea's Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over alleged plagiarism of his doctoral thesis. The decision,...

Kenyan and British Athletes Accused of Using EPO at Iten Training Camp

Suspicions over the level of doping in Kenya have again been raised less than a month before the start of the Olympic Games in...

Banning the Cheats, Identifying the Innocent

The priority for the International Olympic Committee, led by President Thomas Bach, is, optimistically, to clear the path for exclusively clean athletes to compete in Rio’s...

France Considers Skipping Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics over Security Concerns

French Sports Minister Laura Flessel has said the country’s team for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will not travel to South Korea if...

Russian Doping Problems Continue as Weightlifters, Cyclists Banned for Failed Tests

A bad year for Russian sport has ended on a further sour note with the announcement that eight athletes, six from weightlifting and two...

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