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Refugee Team Initiative to be Expanded as IOC to Spend $500 Million in Olympic...

A 16 percent increase has been approved for the next four-year cycle of Olympic Solidarity funding following a meeting of the International Olympic Committee...

Zhukov Claims Russian Anti-Doping Bill Emphasises Zero-Tolerance Approach After Parliamentary Approval

An anti-doping bill which introduces sanctions including prison terms for coaches found guilty of coercing athletes into taking performance enhancing drugs has been passed...

Los Angeles 2024 Officials Release ‘Coming Home’ Video Series, Featuring Rio 2016 Athletes

Los Angeles 2024 officials asked Team USA Olympians and Paralympians to look back on the warm welcome they received from their hometown fans upon...

Tokyo Governor, IOC Agree to Review 2020 Olympic Games Costs

Urged by IOC President Thomas Bach to cut costs of the Tokyo Olympics, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike accepted Bach’s proposal for a four-party working...

In Long Term, Radical Change Needed to Reduce Olympic Host Burden

If the International Olympic Committee thought the bidding process changes in its Agenda 2020 reforms would end the negativity about being a host of...

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...

World Health Organization Says No Cases of Zika Virus Confirmed at Rio 2016 Olympics

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that no cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in anyone associated with the Rio 2016 Olympic...

Bolt Hopes He Has Earned Right to be Mentioned With Muhammad Ali, Pelé After...

It is a straightforward enough template: Usain Bolt, triple Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion. For the 29-year-old Jamaican inspiration, there was just the small...

Social Media Usage Stats Falling Short of Olympics Expectations

Facebook and its social media rivals, despite a major shift to live-streaming, appear to be under performing at the Rio Olympics, according to MediaPost’s...

Brazil’s Alison and Bruno Claim Men’s Beach Volleyball Olympic Crown

Brazil's Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt made partial amends for the heartbreak suffered by their female counterparts by emphatically claiming the Rio 2016...

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