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San Diego submits 2024 Olympic and Paralympic host city bid proposal

San Diego has submitted a host city bid proposal for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). Officials from the...

Wheelchair Racer Weir Breaks Three Minute Mile Barrier

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir has become the first athlete to break the three minute barrier for the mile.  The British wheelchair racer clocked...

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...

Holt smashes 200m world record as IPC Athletics Grand Prix‏ in Canberra comes to...

Australia’s teenage sensation Isis Holt smashed her own T35 200 metres world record on the final day of competition at the season-opening International Paralympic...

Syrian Refugee Al-Hussein Wins Human Rights Award After Competing for Independent Paralympic Athletes’ Olympic...

Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein, who competed in swimming at Rio 2016 as part of the Independent Paralympic Athletes’ (IPA) Team, has received a human...

Shoot-Out on Olympic Bus Route Causes Station Closures in Rio

Three stations on a bus-route connecting Rio de Janeiro's airport with the Olympic Park were briefly closed after a shoot-out between police and drug...

Uganda Olympic Committee Holds Workshop Calling for More Female Sports Administrators

Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) President William Blick has attended a three-day workshop at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala in order to develop strategies as...

Brazil’s Rousseff Removed From Office After Senate Votes for impeachment

Dilma Rousseff has been officially removed as Brazil’s President a week before the Paralympic Games get underway in Rio de Janeiro after she suffered...

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...

IAAF working group to examine use of prostheses in long jump

A working group has been established by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to study the use of prostheses in competition by athletes...

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