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...

IOC President to Miss Opening Ceremony of Paralympic Games for First Time in 32...

Thomas Bach will miss the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games Wednesday - the first time the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will...

Brazil’s Tourism Minister Resigns with Rio 2016 Looming After Accusations of Corruption

Brazil’s Tourism Minister Henrique Alves has resigned less than 50 days before the Rio 2016 Olympics after being accused of accepting money diverted from...

IOC Olympic Chiefs to Decide if Russian Athletes Participate in RIO Olympics 2016

If you are an Olympic or all around sports enthusiast, you may have heard the news that the Council of the International Association of...

USOC Chief Exec: Atlanta 1996 Olympic Stadium Has Been “Extremely Successful” Despite Short Lifespan

Turner Field, originally the Centennial Olympic Stadium built as the centerpiece for Atlanta 1996, has provided a legacy even though it faces the prospect of...

Upholding of Russian Olympic Ban Seen as Turning Point in War on Doping

Michael Pirrie sees the landmark CAS ruling that upholds the IAAF’s ban on Russian athletes at the Rio Olympic Games as a turning point in...

Rebensburg races to second consecutive giant slalom win at FIS World Cup

Viktoria Rebensburg won her second consecutive giant slalom race at the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup as overall challengers Lindsey Vonn and Lara...

New Brazilian President Booed as he Opens Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Protesters jeered Brazil’s new President Michel Temer as he opened the Paralympic Games in one of his first official outings since taking office last...

Isinbayeva Elected as Member of the International Olympic Committee

Yelena Isinbayeva, banned by her own sport from taking part at Rio 2016, has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee. Russia's...

Australian Paralympic Sailor Tesch Mugged at Gunpoint While Cycling in Rio de Janeiro

Six-time Paralympian Liesl Tesch has been robbed at gunpoint close to the Guanabara Bay sailing venue as security fears continue to rise ahead of...

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