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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...

Judge Accepts Indictments Against Eight Accused of Rio 2016 Terror Plot

A Brazilian judge has accepted indictments against eight men who are accused of plotting terrorist attacks at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Judge Marcos Josegrei...

American Olympians as Guinea Pigs in Rio

There is supposed to be a global sporting and cultural event that is taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starting in about three...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Add Venues, Switch Locations of Sports as Part of Games...

Proposed locations for a number of sports should Los Angeles be successful with its attempt at securing the hosting rights for the 2024 Olympics...

Snyder Breaks Swimming World Record After Competition Delay at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 meter freestyle S11 final here this evening,...

Putin Says International Paralympic Committee ‘Humiliating Itself’ with Russian Team Ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the International Paralympic Committee is humiliating itself by barring the Russian Paralympic team from the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil...

Tokyo Governor, IOC Agree to Review 2020 Olympic Games Costs

Urged by IOC President Thomas Bach to cut costs of the Tokyo Olympics, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike accepted Bach’s proposal for a four-party working...

Independent Paralympic Athletes Team Member Among Nominees for Prestigious Award

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been named among the six nominees shortlisted for the Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award, which...

USA Wheelchair Rugby Name Squad for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

USA Wheelchair Rugby (USAWR) have announced their 12-member team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with four members of the London 2012 squad returning. Chuck...

Al-Hussein, McFadden Named Winners of Prestigious IPC Award for Rio 2016

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein and American athlete Tatyana McFadden have today been named as the recipients of the Whang Youn...

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