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Five Sports Recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Inclusion All Approved by IOC Executive Board

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Max Winters: Surfing Fits Olympic Agenda 2020’s Demand for Youthful Sports Perfectly

The 2016 VISSLA Junior World Surfing Championships, currently taking place in the Azores, has provided the world with a first opportunity to take a...

Snyder Breaks Swimming World Record After Competition Delay at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 meter freestyle S11 final here this evening,...

Mutual of Omaha Ends Sponsorship Deal With USA Swimming

USA Swimming has expressed "surprise and disbelief" after insurance company Mutual of Omaha ended a 15-year sponsorship agreement with the organization. The Omaha-based entity were...

U.S. Rowing Campaign for Disabled Veterans Receives $250,000 Cash Boost

US Rowing's "Freedom Rows" project, which provides adaptive opportunities in the sport for disabled veterans and members of the armed forces, has received a...

Speedo, Ralph Lauren Among Sponsors to Drop Lochte Following Rio 2016 Antics

Swimwear and fashion giants Speedo and Ralph Lauren have each dropped their sponsorship of American swimmer Ryan Lochte following worldwide criticism of his drunken...

Lochte Reportedly Suspended 10 Months by USOC After False Robbery Story

American swimmer Ryan Lochte has reportedly been handed a 10-month suspension by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Swimming for claiming to...

Independent Paralympic Athletes Team Member Among Nominees for Prestigious Award

Independent Paralympic Athletes (IPA) team member Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been named among the six nominees shortlisted for the Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award, which...

Biles, Phelps Among USOC Nominees for Rio 2016 Awards

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced the list of Olympic nominees for its post-Rio 2016 awards with gymnastics sensation Simone Biles among...

Morozov and Hosszú Set to Earn $100,000 for Being Crowned FINA World Cup Champions

Russia’s Vladimir Morozov and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú are set to be crowned International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup champions after the final leg of...

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