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Armour: Tokyo Games Could Cost $30 Billion, Putting Future of Olympics at Risk

Consider this the line in the sand for the International Olympic Committee. Within a matter of hours Thursday, a panel of experts warned that costs...

Isinbayeva Officially Confirms She Will Stand to Become Next President of All-Russia Athletic Federation

Double Olympic pole vault gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva has officially confirmed she will stand to become President of the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF). The world...

Strong Opposition to Isinbayeva Joining International Olympic Committee From Current Members

New Zealand's Sarah Walker has been elected as the fifth new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission as the four individuals...

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...

Kenyan Coach Expelled From Olympics for Impersonating Athlete Claims he Was Just Getting Food

A Kenyan coach expelled from the Olympic Games here for impersonating an athlete claimed he was only attempting to have a "decent and free...

Russia Appeal to Bach to Help Them Overturn Paralympic Games Ban

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been asked to help get Russia's ban from next month's Paralympic Games overturned. Vladimir Lukin, President of...

Coates Admits Rio 2016 ‘Most Difficult’ Games but IOC Insist They Will be a...

International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials insist they have "absolutely no regrets" about awarding the Games to Rio de Janeiro despite the organisation's vice-president John...

Ruggiero to Replace Bokel as IOC Athletes’ Commission Chair

Ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero has been elected as the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission, replacing the outgoing...

Moon Dae-sung Suspended as IOC Member Over Plagiarism

South Korea's Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over alleged plagiarism of his doctoral thesis. The decision,...

IOC to Adopt Lenient Approach to Deal with Likely Political Protests During Rio 2016

Plans are in place for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to "deal reasonably" with possible protests and demonstrations taking place during Rio 2016, it...

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