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Turkish London 2012 1500m Winner Stripped of Gold Medal

London 2012 Olympic 1500 metres champion Asli Cakir Alptekin of Turkey has been stripped of her gold medal and handed an eight-year doping ban, it...

Athletes warned over social media ahead of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Athletes competing at Glasgow 2014 have been warned they could be thrown out of the event if they do not adhere to strict social...

Autonomy of NOC’s vital for future of Olympic Movement, claims Bach

March 31 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has spoken strongly about the vital importance of National Olympic Committee autonomy in order...

Mega Events: Why Big Sports Needs To Engage the Little Guy

It is July 29, 2012. I am on a bus with other journalists being whisked through South-East London on a lane reserved for Olympic...

Bach Must Now Turn to Future After Being Winner ‘Majority of People’ Wanted

"Ouffff!" The first word uttered by Thomas Bach as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, at around 12.42 p.m. today, may not have been very Presidential,...

Athletics World Champions are Getting Older

Track and field world champions are getting older again, after a near decade-long spell at the start of the millennium when their average age...

David Oliver – A High Hurdler Heading Back in the Right Direction

Whenever I see the United States 110 meters hurdler David Oliver I am always pleasantly relieved that his head remains on his shoulders. Three...

IOC Presidential Candidate Wu Offers to Help London Olympic Museum Project

C K Wu, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) President currently campaigning to take up the most powerful position in world sport as the leader...

“Quiet diplomacy” Will Ensure Solution to Russian Anti-gay Law Promises IOC Presidential Candidate

A resolution will be found to the current row over Russia's new controversial anti-gay law that is overshadowing the build-up to Sochi 2014, International...

Why London 2012 Worked – the Critical Success Factors

The scale of success achieved at the London 2012 Games has become clearer and more vivid over the past year, providing a new blueprint...

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