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Anti-Doping Organizations Call for WADA Reforms After Rio 2016 Russian Controversy

A number of “wide-ranging” reforms within the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have been proposed following a special summit of 17 National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs)...

Coates Admits Rio 2016 ‘Most Difficult’ Games but IOC Insist They Will be a...

International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials insist they have "absolutely no regrets" about awarding the Games to Rio de Janeiro despite the organisation's vice-president John...

Olympic Leaders Express Commitment to Gender Equality

“Gender equality is not a ‘women’s issue.’ It is a basic human right of profound importance and fundamental principle of the Olympic Charter,” said...

IOC to Adopt Lenient Approach to Deal with Likely Political Protests During Rio 2016

Plans are in place for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to "deal reasonably" with possible protests and demonstrations taking place during Rio 2016, it...

IOC Delay Naming Athletes Caught in Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Re-Tests Until After...

Names of all 98 athletes to have tested positive following targeted re-analysis of drug tests at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games in Beijing...

Bach Faces More Attacks on His Integrity as IOC President Arrives for Rio 2016

Bach has faced severe criticism since the decision by the IOC's ruling Executive Board on Sunday (July 24) not to ban Russia from these...

Bach Tries to Turn WADA into Scapegoat for Russian Doping Shambles

Thomas Bach today sought to shovel blame for the shambles over Russian participation at the Rio 2016 squarely onto the shoulders of the World...

IOC Decide Against Blanket Ban on Russian Athletes at Rio 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes from next month’s Olympic Games in Rio...

Bach Says Continued Review of 2008 and 2012 Drug Testing Reflects IOC’s Resolve Against...

“The new reanalysis once again shows the commitment of the IOC in the fight against doping,” said IOC President Thomas Bach as the IOC announced...

Bach Calls Paris Candidacy for Olympics “Really Unified”

“We feel that the Paris candidature is really unified,” said Thomas Bach and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo was delighted to meet the IOC President “to...

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