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Aussie Booze Ban At Rio 2016 Raises Questions About Role Alcohol Plays in Elite...

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Kitty Chiller, Australian Chef de Mission at Rio 2016, announced last week the Australian section of the Athletes Village will be a "dry area"...

Karate Vows To Keep Trying To Get in Olympics Despite Frustration With Process

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Karate has vowed not to give up on its dream of joining the Olympic program despite its failure to even get on the shortlist...

Blatter Plans Joint Approach to Brazil with IOC Over Drug Testing Lab

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter is aiming to join forces with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to urge the Brazilian government to do its utmost...

Organizing the Rio 2016 Olympics May Cost as much as $4 Billion

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Organizing the Rio 2016 Olympics may cost as much as $4 billion, according to the Organizing Committee’s chief operating officer Leo Gryner. With the Rio...

IOC Ruling Emerges as New Battleground in Cycling’s Power Struggle

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Last week's decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to add any new disciplines to the program for Rio 2016 has emerged as...

Paralympic Movement Had Best Year Yet in 2012, Says IPC President

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Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), said that 2012 was the "greatest year yet" for the Paralympic Movement following the...

3-on-3 Basketball to Miss Out on Rio 2016 after IOC Rules No New Disciplines...

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A decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to add any new disciplines to the program for Rio 2016 has left several sports...

Blatter and Rogge and the Culture of Sports and Government Spending

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You kind of wonder what Seth Blatter and Jacques Rogge are really thinking about the protests in Brazil, which seemingly are a reaction to...

Vizer Gives Japan Deadline to Finalize Report on Judo Abuse Scandal

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Marius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF), has given Japan until October 15 to produce a report into the abuse scandal which...

Half-a-billion Dollars Windfall for London 2012 Sports

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A total of $522.5 million (£345.8 million/€404.3 million) is set to be shared among the 26 Olympic sports that took part in London 2012,...
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