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European Politicians Pour Scorn Over Sepp Blatter’s Handling of ISL Scandal

Sepp Blatter has been accused of sweeping the notorious ISL bribery scandal under the table in a damning new report that heaps fresh embarrassment...

Cup Won by 1896 Olympic Marathon Winner Returns to Greece for World Record Fee

(Editor’s Note.  Real world economics and politics are constant forces interacting with sport in the Olympic movement.  This story is relevant because of the...

Coalition of environmental and human rights groups launch Olympic sponsor protest campaign

A coalition of environmental and human rights groups have launched a new online campaign here focusing on, what they claim, are the "worst" Olympic sponsors...

U.S. Olympic Athletes Have a Hard-Knock Life

Middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds is brandishing temporary tattoos on his arm to the highest bidder to display at track and field meets to raise...

The IOC As Ever is Encountering Choppy Waters That May Get Rougher Before any...

The resignation of Mario Vazquez Rana of Mexico from four influential Olympic responsibilities – the IOC and thereby its Executive Board and also as...

Tokyo 2020 Bring in Olympic Medalist to Help Them Close Social Media Gap on...

Egami has been hired to develop communication strategy and coordinate messaging through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and the Tokyo 2020 website. Tokyo's unsuccessful bid...

UK Sport Welcome Tax Break on Top Sports Stars Competing in Britain

A decision by the Government to relax the tax rules on foreign sports stars competing in Britain in a move aimed at allowing high...

London Theatre Industry Unveils Catalogue of Events to Entice London 2012 Visitors

We know you don’t want to miss the real show in 2012, so we've created a list of all the shows you can currently...

Exclusive: “There is huge popular support” for Olympics in Istanbul claims bid official

(Editor’s Note.  This article is one of five being posted to the Digest blog on the same day.  All five stories deal with a...

Maximizing Heritage and Economic Impact From Hosting Major Sporting Events

(Editor’s Note: Professor Franco B. Ascani is the President of the Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs and a member of the International Olympic Commission...

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