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Building of Rio de Janeiro’s First Anti-Doping Laboratory Starts

Brazil is getting its first World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory in preparation for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. The new home of...

Samaranch: Madrid’s 2020 Summer Olympics Bid Must Go On

Madrid's decision to continue campaigning for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, despite Spain's economic crisis, has been strongly defended by the country's most senior...

Iran’s Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Pays Tribute to Female Athletes

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei congratulated and praised Iranian female athletes, who took part in competitions wearing the hijab, at...

When It Comes to Doping, ‘The Simpsons’ Has It Right

There has been much well-informed discussion at this week's two-day "Tackling Doping in Sport" global summit, where the great and good of the world's...

U.S. Speed Skating Embroiled in Scandal

Editor’s Note: With the next Winter Olympics less than a year away, U.S. short-track speed skating is spinning into chaos, a Chicago Tribune examination has found....

Beach Handball Spreading Across the United States

Team Handball is widely considered one of the most popular sports in the world outside of the United States. Handball made its debut at the...

Celebrate the 150th Birthday of the Father of the Modern Olympics

Dr. Norbert Müller has done extensive research on Pierre de Coubertin, the Father of the Modern Olympics, and Olympism during his nearly 40-year career...

Wrestling’s Eleventh Hour

A 100 years ago, way back in 1912, at the Stockholm Olympics, there was a wrestling match between two athletes that made history. In...

Swiss Exit Opens Door for German Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

The German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) has admitted there is now a strong possibility that Munich could bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics...

Swiss Voters Reject Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

It would seem that not every country’s residents believe that hosting an Olympic Games justifies the enormous public cost in time and money.  Swizz...

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