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Sports Bidding for 2020 Olympic Games Prepare to Learn Fate in St Petersburg

In a brief media release last week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) shed a little more light on the announcement in St Petersburg this...

WADA Investigation into Sochi Doping Claims to be Completed in Time for Rio

An investigation carried out by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) into allegations of drug-use at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics is due to be...

Beijing 2022 Press Release

China launched a season of winter sport and cultural events The program is designed to foster the practice of winter sports in China and...

Los Angeles 2024 considering elevated track at historic Coliseum used for 1932 and 1984...

A raised track at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is among ideas currently being proposed as part of the city's bid for the 2024...

Tokyo 2020 Committee ‘Working at Full Speed’ to Deliver Successful Olympic Games

“The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee is working at full speed and is committed to delivering, in less than four years’ time, successful Games that...

Bad News About Doping Seen as Good News for Clean Athletes

So let's just look at this year's world rankings for the 100 meters. Top, with 9.75 seconds, Tyson Gay. Who has just admitted failing a...

Armour: Simone Biles is Back in Gym but Don’t Call it a Comeback Yet

Simone Biles is back in the gym. What that means remains to be seen. The Olympic champion confirmed Saturday that she returned to the gym...

Riccardo Fraccari: The Year Baseball and Softball Were Voted Back to the Olympic Games

A surely unforgettable year for our movement is about to close. It was a year that consumed economic resources; but more than anything, this was...

Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia ‘Guaranteed’ Weightlifting Bans After Rio 2016

International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamas Ajan has given a "guarantee" that all lifters from Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will be handed a one-year...

Water Pollution in Rio Extends Far Offshore

RIO DE JANEIRO >> Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will...

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