Sports federations making unacceptable demands for the Rio 2016

Sports federations are making unacceptable demands about facilities for the Rio 2016 Games the city's Mayor has said, in a strongly-worded rebut to ongoing...

Los Angeles 2024 bid to host Olympics and Paralympics published

Details of Los Angeles' proposed bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics have been published, with Californian officials claiming it is a "canvas...

Speech by IOC President on Sport for Development and Peace in New York

“In our ever more diverse and individualized societies sport is the best, in some cases, even the only, bond regardless of social, racial, political background” The International...

Thomas Bach’s Open-Door Olympic Laboratory

How to run the Olympic Games? The former Soviet Union once campaigned for the IOC to introduce UN-style one-country-one-vote membership. President Thomas Bach’s innovative ‘Agenda 2020’ scrutiny,...

Deputy chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel arrested

Deputy chairman of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel Lennox Gayle has been arrested following a raid at a massage parlour he allegedly owns. Jamaican police...

Vietnam to pull out of hosting 2019 Asian Games in Hanoi

Vietnam says it will pull out of hosting the 2019 Asian Games because of economic pressures. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung made the announcement in...

London 2012 anti-doping operation in Rio could be difficult

Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has warned it is going to be difficult to ensure the drug testing operation...

UN Secretary-General and IOC President Scheduled to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Work is still in progress on the final paper, but the Memorandum of Understanding, which is scheduled to be signed next Monday, April 28th, by...

Exclusive: Barcelona, Doha and Eugene set to bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships

Barcelona, Doha and Eugene are all set to bid for the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships. Applications from the three cities...

Norway’s Youth Games set IOC and FIS an example

David Miller reports on protecting Freestylers from themselves. The Norwegian organising committee of the next Youth Winter Olympic Games at Lillehammer is setting a premptive lead...

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