IOC Concerned after Pyeongchang 2018 Reveals Less than 23 Percent of Tickets Sold

Only 22.7 percent of tickets available for next year's Winter Olympic Games have been purchased so far with little more than five months to...

Nigeria Basketball: Aiming for Strong Showing at the Olympics

Compared to its unimpressive past, Nigerian basketball is experiencing an all-time high. Consecutive Olympic qualifications and a first Afrobasket title are achievements that have...

Should the Olympic Games Continue to be Held?

The start of the 2016 Olympic Games is upon us and Rio officials are clamoring to complete venues and athletic dormitories. Some have called...

The Rio Opening Mirrored By the Media

THE NEW YORK TIMES: If there was a nation in need of an uplifting spectacle at this moment, even in the form of a...

Russia Could Lose Nine Beijing 2008 Olympic Medals After Retests of Doping Samples

Russia could lose nine medals won at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games after 14 athletes from the country reportedly tested positive following the re-analysis...

USOC Praises In-State Tuition Bill for Athletes at Olympic Training Center

Athletes training at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs will now be entitled to in-state tuition at local colleges after a...

Wrestling Hires Consulting Firm to Restore Olympic Status

International management firm TSE Consulting have been appointed by the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) to develop a strategic plan, which it...

CAS Rejects Schwazer’s Appeal Against Doping Ban While Decision on Rio 2016 Participation Imminent

Alex Schwazer’s bid to get his latest positive doping test quashed has today been rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which...

Mike Rowbottom: Zika virus means Rio 2016 is like Delhi 2010 revisited for prospective...

There is a pattern to bad publicity before major sporting events. A year or so out the previously optimistic tone will dip amid stories...

Fencer and Paralympic Snowboarder Among Winners of USOC Awards

Paralympic snowboarder Mike Minor, fencer Anna van Brummen and the women’s ice hockey team have scooped the United States Olympic Committee’s (USOC) Best of...

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