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...

British Olympic Drug Ban is Illegal

The British Olympic Association's (BOA) controversial doping bylaw is illegal and must be scrapped, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) officially announced this...

Anyone Notice? Olympics Are Less Than 100 Days Off

Last week, a switch was thrown, and the Summer Olympics came dimly into view. It was thrown to mark 100 days until the start of...

Stay Connected

5,770FansLike
591FollowersFollow
2,179FollowersFollow
256SubscribersSubscribe

Featured