Kazakh Gold Medallist Among Beijing 2008 Weightlifters to Fail Doping Tests Following IOC Re-analysis

Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin is one of three weightlifting medalists from Beijing 2008 to have failed doping tests following the re-analysis of samples by...

U.S. Receiving “Lot of Encouragement” From IOC Members For 2024 Olympic Bid, Probst Claims

A potential bid from America for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics is receiving strong support already from International Olympic Committee (IOC) members it was...

Rio water pollution targets won’t be met by 2016 Olympics and Paralympics

Pollution levels in the waters of the Rio 2016 sailing venue on Guanabara Bay are not expected to meet the promised targets, state environmental...

Park City ‘Key’ to Salt Lake City Winter Olympics Bid

Park City would be "key to any bid" from Salt Lake City for the 2026 or 2030 Winter Olympic Games, Utah Sports Commission President...

Reddy Would Have No Problem With Pistorius Competing at Tokyo 2020

The chief executive of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) says he would have no problem with disgraced sprinter Oscar Pistorius...

Egypt NPC President Honored for Inspiring Women in Paralympic Movement

The President of the Egyptian National Paralympic Committee (NPC), Hayat Khattab, has been rewarded by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for her "efforts and...

Rio 2016 Medal Ceremonies to be Held in “Traditional, Popular or Cool” Styles

Medal presentations at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature three different types of music, depending on the "style" of the sport.  Rio 2016...

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...

Wheelchair Basketball Clinic held in Malaysia Ahead of 2017 ASEAN Para Games

A wheelchair basketball introductory clinic for referees and classifiers has been held in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur as part of preparations for the 2017...

Russian Paralympic Team Preparing for 2018 Olympics Despite Suspension

Russia’s Paralympic team is preparing for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang despite the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee’s membership in the...

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