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IOC Decide Against Blanket Ban on Russian Athletes at Rio 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio...

IOC Seeks Ethic Commission Advice on Russian Whistleblower Participation

The IOC Executive Board is asking its Ethics Commission for advice after Russian whistleblower Juliia Stepanova, claiming to have fulfilled the qualification criteria established by the...

Serious Problems Continue for Rio 2016 Olympics

I don’t know about you, but I am a real die-hard fan of the Olympics and one who has strongly encouraged people to attend...

Bach Says Refugee Olympic Team “Reflects the True Olympic Spirit”

“The Refugee Olympic Team reflects the true Olympic spirit”, said IOC President Thomas Bach as he met for the first time with the team of...

All Russian and Kenyan Athletes to be Assessed on “Individual Basis” for Eligibility at...

All International Federations should undertake special testing of Russian and Kenyan athletes before making a decision "on an individual basis" over whether they can...

Exclusive: Gender-Equal Bodyweight Categories Proposed in Principle by International Weightlifting Federation

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has agreed in principle to introduce an additional bodyweight category for women, equalling the eight already existing for men. Since...

Three R’s: Russians, Rio, Raggi- Bad News

The International Olympic Committee has just suffered its worse three-day period since the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches in the...

This Isn’t Max and Leo in Rio by the Sea

The World Health Organization is an arm of the United Nations, the international body which among its members includes the International Olympic Committee as...

Bolt Would “Not Have a Problem” Giving Back Olympic Relay Gold Medal Over Failed...

Usain Bolt has claimed he would have no problem handing back his 4×100 metres relay Olympic gold medal from Beijing 2008 if Jamaican team-mate...

Fake Lottery Wins and “Magic Pill” Offer Among Online Scams Connected to Rio 2016...

A new report is warning of the growing risk of viruses and scams associated with the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky...

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