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Sortino Named Head Coach of United States’ Para-Triathlon Team for Rio 2016

Mark Sortino has been named head coach of the United States’ triathlon team ahead of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Sortino was one...

Wrestling Medallist Among Five More Doping Cases to Emerge at Toronto 2015

Four more Toronto 2015 doping cases have been confirmed today by the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), including Argentina's bronze medal winning wrestler Luz Vazquez,...

United States Claims Sweep in PT2 as Women’s Triathlon Debuts at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States claimed a clean sweep of the podium in the PT2 class as women's triathlon took center stage at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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...

Nijhuis breaks world record to claim gold at UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships

The Netherlands’ Arnoud Nijhuis broke the men's C1 kilometre time trial world record to clinch gold of the second day of the International Cycling...

Rio 2016 Olympic Security Force Members Threaten to Quit Over Poor Accommodation and Working...

Hundreds of Brazilian National Force officers, who form part of the security force for next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, have threatened...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Reveal Proposed $5.3 Billion Olympic and Paralympic Budget

Los Angeles 2024 have revealed a proposed budget of $5.3 billion should they be successful with their bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games,...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Reaffirm Commitment to ‘Most Inclusive Games in History’

Los Angeles 2024 vice-chair Candace Cable has taken part in Abilities Expo in a bid to raise awareness for accessibility and reaffirm the bid's...

New Rome Mayor Claims City Cannot Afford to Host Olympics in 2024 as Fears...

New Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi has repeated her opposition to the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, leaving it in doubt...

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...

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