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Wrestling Floors Opponents with First Round Victory

BUENOS AIRES, Brazil - Wrestling has retained its place on the Olympic sports program after winning a clear-cut victory over its two rivals today in...

IOC Reaching New Scale of Media Operation for 2020 Games Location Announcement

When some years ago the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a session to discuss the future of the Olympic movement, there was a group...

Finch: Adding Softball to the Olympics Will Increase Relevance to Women

Legendary softball star Jennie Finch has backed the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) campaign to get the bat-and-ball sports back into the Olympics during...

2020 Summer Olympic Host Cities All on Shaky Legs

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is apparently not all that concerned with the ongoing events in nearby Syria. He is leading Istanbul 2020′s delegation...

Rio Lab ‘Failed Blind Test’

The Rio de Janeiro doping control laboratory whose accreditation was revoked last month by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in a hugely embarrassing blow...

A Green and Safe Tokyo Games Question Mark

As the IOC prepares to vote on the 2020 Olympic Games’ host city in Buenos Aires on Sept. 7, experts are voicing increasing concern about...

The Case for Squash as the New Olympic Sport Over Baseball, Softball and Wrestling

The time is long gone since I was coached – though I was never better than merely energetic – by the inimitable Nasrullah Khan, member...

Athletics World Champions are Getting Older

Track and field world champions are getting older again, after a near decade-long spell at the start of the millennium when their average age...

David Oliver – A High Hurdler Heading Back in the Right Direction

Whenever I see the United States 110 meters hurdler David Oliver I am always pleasantly relieved that his head remains on his shoulders. Three...

IOC Receives “Strong” Reassurances from Russia following Anti-Gay Bill Debacle

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today received "strong" reassurances from the Russian Government that "everyone will be welcome" at Sochi 2014 regardless of...

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