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World’s Strongest Paralympian Among Nominees for IPC Best Male Athlete of September Award

Iran’s powerlifting star Siamand Rahman has been named among the nominees for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Male Athlete of September award, following...

Obama Claims Olympic Bid Decisions Are a ‘Little Bit Cooked’ and Similar to FIFA

United States President Barack Obama has described the decisions of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as "similar to FIFA" and a "little bit cooked"...

AIBA to Develop New Educational Program After Endorsing IOC Findings on Rio 2016 Betting...

International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu has underlined his support for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission’s findings on the Rio...

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...

Afghan Javelin Thrower Banned After Failed Doping Test at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Afghan javelin thrower Mohammad Naiem Durani has been suspended for four years for an anti-doping violation committed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it...

Mike Rowbottom: Rome 2024 Rejection Points up Why the Olympics are a Very Bad/Good...

Odd, isn’t it, how the Olympics are the worst/best thing in the world? Every four years this overblown, cash-guzzling creation of an unelected and self-serving...

Judge Accepts Indictments Against Eight Accused of Rio 2016 Terror Plot

A Brazilian judge has accepted indictments against eight men who are accused of plotting terrorist attacks at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Judge Marcos Josegrei...

Iranian Cyclist Dies After Fatal Accident at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad has died after crashing during the C4-5 road race at the Paralympic Games. According to official host broadcaster Globo, the 48-year-old died after...

Russian Weightlifting Federation President Resigns After Entire Team Banned From Rio 2016

Sergey Syrtsov has resigned as President of the Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) after the nation’s team were banned from the Olympic Games in Rio...

Snyder Breaks Swimming World Record After Competition Delay at Rio 2016 Paralympics

The United States' Bradley Snyder broke a 30-year-old world record on his way to winning the men’s 100 meter freestyle S11 final here this evening,...

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