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Bach Promises “Spectacular Stage” for Women’s Golf at Rio 2016

Rio de Janeiro will provide a spectacular stage for women's golf when the sport returns to the Olympic schedule next summer, according to the...

IOC Begin Penultimate Rio 2016 Coordination Commission Inspection with Warning Much Work Lies Ahead

There can be no slowing the pace of preparations with less than a year to go until the start of Rio 2016, the chair...

No plans to move ANOC General Assembly from Bangkok despite military coup

There are no current plans to move the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly from Bangkok later this year, despite the coup...

IOC and Oslo, Norway, challenged to create a blueprint for future Olympic Games

In the wake of IOC President Thomas Bach visiting Oslo – successfully persuading anti-Olympic campaigners to reassess the validity of a bid for the...

Rio water pollution targets won’t be met by 2016 Olympics and Paralympics

Pollution levels in the waters of the Rio 2016 sailing venue on Guanabara Bay are not expected to meet the promised targets, state environmental...

Vice President of the International Olympic Committee is confident that Rio will “deliver excellent...

John Coates claims he is confident Rio 2016 will "deliver excellent Games" following reassurances from officials in Brazil and the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Sports federations making unacceptable demands for the Rio 2016

Sports federations are making unacceptable demands about facilities for the Rio 2016 Games the city's Mayor has said, in a strongly-worded rebut to ongoing...

Federal police in Brazil stage protest on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach

Threatening a strike during the World Cup, Federal police in Brazil staged a protest on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach, calling for better working conditions,...

Radical ice skating reforms proposed by Cinquanta to rein in Dutch domination and judging...

A series of measures have been proposed by International Skating Union (ISU) President Ottavio Cinquanta in order to reform figure skating and speed skating...

Hockey moves from halves to quarters for Rio 2016 as sport bids to make...

A radical overhaul of the structure of matches for Rio 2016 has been announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). A new system will see matched...

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