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U.S. Olympic Team Expects to Include More Women Than Men

For the first time in history, the U.S. Olympic Team will field more women than men in the Olympics. That news comes at the U.S....

Ukrainian General Secretary Expelled After Summer Olympics Ticket Scandal

Volodymyr Gerashchenko, the former general secretary of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine (NOCU), has been expelled after he was filmed by the BBC...

Saudi Arabia to Allow Women to Compete at London Games

Saudi Arabian women will be permitted to compete in the Olympics at London 2012 for the first time after the Royal Family bowed to...

‘Green and pleasant’ Land Opening Ceremony Includes Sheep and Cows

Oscar-winning producer Danny Boyle has unveiled what the Olympic Stadium will look like during the Opening Ceremony of London 2012 next month and revealed...

Spain: Economic Crisis Will Have No Impact on Madrid’s Olympic Bid

Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will not be affected by the worsening economic crisis in Spain, officials there have claimed. Spain's...

Millar First Drug Cheat to Compete on Great Britain’s Olympic Team

David Millar, who served a two-year suspension from 2004 to 2006 after admitting to taking banned blood booster Erythropoietin (EPO), has been named to...

Blackmun Stood Up Just When the U.S. Olympics Needed Him Most

I've known United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chief executive Scott Blackmun for over 15 years, and I have seen him, on occasion, enjoy a...

How NBC ended Qatar’s Olympic bid for the 2020 Summer Games

So the Summer Olympics are nothing more than just a TV show that would have trouble competing with other sports, entertainment and politics if...

Rogge Refuses to Allow Saudi Arabia to Let Women Compete Under IOC Flag

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has revealed there is no chance that Saudi Arabia's female athletes will be able to compete at...

IOC Sidesteps Political Issues for 2020 Olympic Games

(Editor’s Note.  The selection of Olympic host cities has become a very controversial process over the past 15 years.  Ethnic and nationalist concerns, economic...

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