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Olympic Boxing Must Remain Amateur Despite Moves to Turn it Professional

Frank Warren, one of Britain's most successful professional boxing promoters, has claimed that the sport at the Olympic must remain amateur despite plans from...

IOC will “not consider” Pyeongchang 2018 sharing events with North Korea says Rogge

(Editor’s Note.  This article first appeared on July 14, 2011.  It is of interest to our readers because it deals with the confluence of...

It’s On to the Far East for the Winter Games

Earlier this year the United States Sports Academy honored South Korean figure skater, Kim Yu-Na, with its 2010 Female Athlete of the Year award. ...

IOC member took $1.5 million bribe to vote for Qatar 2022 it is claimed

Editors’s Note:  This story is taken from the blog  It has received extensive coverage in the British press.  Click here for more.   May 10...

Sports Are Out of Touch with Society

About two decades ago, a tall man with an identifiable nasal twang was holding court at Gallagher's Steak House one afternoon as he lifted...

You’re out! Softball’s Olympic Odyssey

Softball, an Olympic sport from 1996 to 2008, was dropped from the Summer Games of 2012 and 2016. The reason was never made clear,...
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