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Budapest’s Olympic Ship Has Sailed

If there is one thing the International Olympic Committee despises, it is having a bid city's residents voting on whether that city should host...

Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Axed

Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been withdrawn according to a Government spokesman. According to Reuters, politician Zoltan Kovacs said the...

Armour: Six Months After Olympics, Rio is Falling Apart and the IOC Should Have...

The legacy of the Rio Olympics is a farce. The closing ceremony was six months ago Tuesday, and already several of the venues are abandoned...

Tirico Replacing Costas as Host of NBC Olympics Coverage

Bob Costas, the primetime host of every NBC Olympics since 1992, has passed the torch to Mike Tirico – who will make his debut...

Budapest 2024 Chairman Close to Admitting Defeat in Olympic Bid

Budapest 2024 chairman Balázs Furjes has admitted the Hungarian capital has likely lost its opportunity to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games after a...

Olympic Channel Launches Digital Platform in Six Additional Languages

The Olympic Channel has been launched in six additional languages and is now available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese and Latin American...

Ashton Eaton Wins Jim Thorpe All-Around Award from United States Sports Academy

American decathlete Ashton Eaton, who won his second consecutive Olympic decathlon gold medal in the 2016 Rio Games, has been presented the 2016 Jim...

Discus Champion Claims Olympics Will ‘Slowly Die’ by 2040

Rio 2016 discus champion Christoph Harting has called for the resignation of International Olympic Committee (IOC) President and fellow German Thomas Bach amid fierce...

Athens Olympics Silver Medalist Handed Role at USA Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics has named Athens 2004 Olympic Games team all-around silver medalist Brett McClure as the new high performance director for their men’s team. McClure,...

Swiss Canton Votes Against 2026 Winter Olympic Bid in Referendum

The Swiss canton of Graubünden has voted decisively against bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in a referendum. Sixty percent of residents voted...

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