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Brazilian anti-doping legislation passed with one day to go until WADA deadline

A major catastrophe has been avoided ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games after sporting drugs legislation was passed in Brazil with...

Rio 2016 golf gold medallists to be given passes to four major tournaments

Gold medallists in the men’s and women’s Olympic golf tournaments at Rio 2016 will be given passes to the sport’s majors, it has been...

New Brazilian Sports Minister exploring ways to boost flagging ticket sales for Rio 2016

A task force has been set-up by Brazil's interim Sports Minister Ricardo Leyser in order to identify ways to boost flagging ticket sales for...

Rio 2016 security chief resigns as corruption concerns grow over Olympic contracts

A request for an enquiry into all construction contracts associated with the Olympics and Paralympics has been filed by Rio de Janerio councillors as...

USADA reassure athletes worried Zika or water pollution could trigger positive drugs test at...

Advisory information has been issued by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on the dangers of athletes testing positive for banned drugs at this...

Delays in track installation force cancellation of Rio 2016 cycling test event

The track cycling test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been cancelled due to delays in installing the track at the Velodrome,...

New Kid in the Block(s) ready to challenge Bolt

Veteran sprinters Asafa Powell of Jamaica and Kim Collins of St. Kitts and Nevis were no match for the up and coming track star...

Rio 2016 golf course praised after one-day exhibition test event

Rio 2016's golf course will provide a tough links test comparable with the Old Course at St. Andrews, International Golf Federation (IGF) President Peter...

Will Russia Be Banned from Rio Games?

For those who don't follow the day to day operations of the International Olympic Committee, there is a possibility that Russia may not field...

Rio 2016 a catalyst to grow Paralympic sport in United States, claims IPC President

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven believes improved American television and online coverage of this year's event in Rio de Janeiro will...

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