IOC finds hundreds of new positive drug tests in Turin retest, will likely look at Beijing samples again
The International Olympic Committee has begun retesting frozen urine samples from the 2006 Turin Olympics using an improved steroid testing…
WADA elects a new President and Vice President, receives a budget increase, and announces the Moscow Antidoping Center is pending a six month suspension.
The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)
Tokyo has been selected as the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, thus making Japan the first Asian country to ever host the Summer Olympic Games twice.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Dr. Jacques Rogge, has not missed a FINA World Championships since 2003. (Image courtesy of FINA)
Not that anybody believed that there were any real legs to the United States potentially boycotting the 2014 Olympics if Russian gives Edward Snowden asylum, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) suggested, but if there was any, the United States Olympic Committee swiftly quashed it with a statement released today. (Photo: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
“Athletes who cheat by using doping substance may think they have gone undetected, but they should never rest easy.” As…
Kaitlyn Jones of the Delaware Swim Team was the United States’ lone gold medalist at the first edition of the Youth Olympics in 2010. (Photo: Tim BInning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) released their evaluation report on the three finalist cities to host the 2020 Summer Olympics…
Zimbabwe’s Kirsty Coventry will be sworn in Wednesday by the IOC; and the stroke 50′s took a huge blow for their Olympic hopes. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The FILA wrestling delegation at the IOC Executive Meeting this week scored a major win by being named one of three finalists for addition to the 2020 Olympics. (Photo: IOC)
According to Forbes.com, Olympic swimming icon Michael Phelps falls behind football star Tim Tebow. Forbes reported the news based on surveys conducted…
All three finalists for the 2020 Olympics have incredible architecture, but Madrid’s should not be undervalued even against Istanbul and Tokyo. Above is the Calle de Alca, the longest street in Madrid. (Photo: Antonio Garcia Rodriguez)
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The Olympic movement is carried and carefully guarded by the athletes and their fans who are dedicated to these sports every day of every year. (Photo Courtesy: Ed Webster)