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Nominations Open for IPC 2013 Paralympic Sport Awards

Nominations have today opened for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) 2013 Paralympic Sport Awards that will recognize global athletes for their performances at the...

UCI Hits Back at USADA Chief over Claim Armstrong Has Evidence They Were “Complicit”...

Claims Lance Armstrong could implicate the International Cycling Union (UCI) in a doping cover-up have today been dismissed by the world governing body. United...

Samaranch Proves He’s Still Amazing at Museum Dedication

The past, present and future of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) intersected at Tianjin, a northern China port city of 13 million people. Exactly three years...

Philadelphia Latest U.S. City to Express Interest in Bidding for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

Philadelphia is exploring a bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympics Games, the city's Mayor Michael Nutter has revealed. Nutter was responding to 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...

Mike Miller Appointed as World Olympians Association’s First Chief Executive

Mike Miller, former head of the International Rugby Board (IRB), has been appointed by the World Olympians Association (WOA) as its first chief executive. The...

Gender Equality Key in Baseball-Softball Regaining Olympic Status

Gender equality, with concurrent men’s and women’s tournaments staged in the same arena, as in tennis, could be a key element in the campaign...

Russian Athletics Federation President Defends Country’s Doping Record

Russia should not be singled out unfairly as having a major doping problem despite several high-profile cases involving its top athletes, it was claimed...

Armstrong Blocked Again in Effort to Compete in Sporting Event

Lance Armstrong withdrew from a masters swimming event after the sport's world governing body FINA moved to block his participation.  The disgraced cyclist, stripped of...

Instanbul 2020: Fast Times for Istanbul’s Olympic Bid

No one ever said they weren’t anything but smart and clever here. They knew coming in, because the working group report last spring from the International...

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