Massive Security Operation Being Prepared for Rio 2016

As many as 60,000 security personnel could be deployed during next summer's Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, representing a 33 per cent...

Ticket Sales Remain Low for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics, Paralympics

Only 30.3 percent of tickets for next year's Winter Olympic Games have been sold with less than four months to go until the start...

Spectacular Closing Ceremony Brings Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics to an End

By Thomas Giles | A vibrant Closing Ceremony in drizzly conditions at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium brought the curtain down on 10 days of action. Following...

World Boxing Council Threaten to Ban Fighters for Two Years if They Compete at...

Professional fighters ranked in the top 15 of the World Boxing Council (WBC) ratings face a two-year ban if they compete at this year's...

Tokyo Government Review Predicts Olympic and Paralympic Costs Could Reach $30 billion

A review commissioned by the Tokyo Government has predicted that total costs for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could exceed $30 billion unless...

Russian Paralympic Committee Ban Lifted

By Liam Morgan | A near three-year suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) has been conditionally lifted...

Budapest City Council Endorses 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid

The Budapest City Council has given a "formal endorsement" to the Hungarian capital's 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid after 21 of 29 voting...

Muratli and Le Van Break World Records in First Rio 2016 Paralympic Powerlifting Finals

Turkey's Nazmiye Muratli and Cong Le Van of Vietnam both broke world records to claim the first Paralympic powerlifting gold medals at Rio 2016...

Banning the Cheats, Identifying the Innocent

The priority for the International Olympic Committee, led by President Thomas Bach, is, optimistically, to clear the path for exclusively clean athletes to compete in Rio’s...

Canada Overwhelm United States to Claim First Ever Pan American Games Basketball Title

Canada made history this evening at Toronto 2015 with a first ever Pan American Games basketball gold as their women recovered from an early...

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