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An Olympic Games of Taekwondo Firsts

With the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games now behind us, I am very proud of the competitions that we at the...

Brazil’s Lower House Grants 90-day Visa Waiver to Rio 2016 Foreign Visitors

Foreigners who usually require a visa to enter Brazil are unlikely to need one during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after the...

Kuwait Facing Fresh Ban from International Olympic Committee if Autonomy Not Respected

Kuwait has been given a deadline of October 27 to change a new law which threatens the independence of sports bodies, or face another...

Door Opened for “Game-changer” Stepanova to Compete Independently at Rio 2016

Doping cheat turned whistle-blower Yuliya Stepanova could compete as an independent athlete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games following a decision of the International...

Paris Officially Enters Race for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

The French capital Paris formally entered the race for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games today, at a midday launch event attended by a...

Gold Medalists at Russia’s Alternative Paralympic Games to be Awarded Over $60,000

Russian athletes who won gold medals at the country’s competition which was held after their ban from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be...

Olympic Games and Tourism Development

Recently, mass media pays attention to a new international design competition to choose a new stadium for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This became news because...

North Korea Invited to Participate in First Winter Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has invited North Korea to participate at Pyeongchang 2018, which would be the country's first-ever Winter Paralympic Games. The National...

Dame Sarah Storey Becomes Britain’s Most Successful Female Paralympian With 12th Gold

Dame Sarah Storey became the most decorated female Paralympian in British history after securing the 12th gold medal of her career at the Olympic...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Say Games Would be Most Eco Friendly Ever

"LA 2024 will be the greenest Games in history, including the first ever energy positive Games,” LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman said after California...

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