Olympic Truce: sport and peace

In times of war and conflict it is good to remember that sport is often an agent of peace.  Sport can be any physical...

Seattle an Olympic City?

Why not Seattle? Seattle has moxie. It has verve. It has a cosmopolitan panache and more than 3.5 million people in the metropolitan area. So, why...

Putin Rules Out Olympics Boycott, Encourages Athletes to Compete under Neutral Flag

Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised that Russia will not boycott Pyeongchang 2018 even after the decision yesterday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Construction of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium to Begin in December After Contract Approved

Construction on Japan’s National Stadium is due to begin in December after the Government today approved a contract with a joint venture to build...

Ticket Sales Remain Low for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics, Paralympics

Only 30.3 percent of tickets for next year's Winter Olympic Games have been sold with less than four months to go until the start...

American Sprinter Ryan Bailey Goes From the Track to the Ice

American track and field sprinter Ryan Bailey has taken his running talent to the ice. Bailey is most famously known for anchoring the United...

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...

Carl Lewis Stars in Los Angeles 2024 ‘Legends’ Video

Carl Lewis stars in the first episode of a Los Angeles 2024 video series called "Legends of LA." The nine-time Olympic gold medal winning athlete...

Denver Considers Bid for Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Officials in Denver are set to ponder a bid from the American city for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. A Committee of civic and...

Rowbottom: World Rugby in Sevens Heaven After Success of Rio Olympic Conversion Attempt

Rugby’s return to the Olympics this summer - after a 92-year absence - ended, figuratively speaking, in an exhilarating run to the try line...

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