IOC Chair ‘Confident’ Brazil Will Deliver Successful Olympic Games

After the conclusion of the final IOC Coordination Commission visit to Rio, the committee is confident in the success of the upcoming Olympic Games.

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IOC To Hand Over Rio Doping Case Rulings To CAS

In the ever-evolving global anti-doping environment, this week the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced a significant change in the handling of positive drug tests rendered during the Rio Olympic Games.

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Rio’s Subway At High-Risk Of Not Being Ready In Time For Olympics

The extension of a subway line to Rio’s Olympic Park may not be up and operational come August’s Opening Ceremonies.


LA 2024 Organizing Committee Unveils Logo and Slogan, “Follow the Sun”

Los Angeles revealed its logo and slogan as bid city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Paris Reveals the Official Logo for its 2024 Olympic Games Bid

Parisians braved the cold, gathering at the Arc de Triomphe at the top of the famed Avenue des Champs-Elysées on…

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USOC Denies Telling Federations To Consider Not Going To Rio

“We’re taking steps to ensure that our delegation and those affiliated with Team USA are aware of the CDC’s recommendations regarding travel to Brazil,” says USOC spokesperson Patrick Sandusky.


Marculescu: FINA Is Not Worried About The Games In Rio

Overall, FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu says he is “not worried” about the competition in Rio.


Spread Of Zika Virus Leads To WHO Declaring Public Health Emergency

Due to the ‘explosive spreading’ of the Zika virus throughout Latin America, where reported cases number in the four million range this year alone, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a public health state of emergency.

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NBC Is Projecting Record Ad Revenue For 2016 Olympics

NBC brought home an estimated $1.3 billion in advertising revenue from the 2012 London Olympic Games and are confident records will be broken with the Rio Games.

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Maglione Ages Out Of IOC, Remains In FINA Due To New Rules

Although current FINA President Julio César Maglione has aged out of the International Olympic Committee, new rules approved last summer enable him to continue serving in his FINA role until 2017.

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USA Swimming, USADA Partner To Approach FINA On Doping Situation

Chinese Olympian, Sun Yang, is one of the athletes whose doping case will be discussed in an upcoming meet between USA Swimming, USADA and FINA.


IOC Responds to WADA Independent Commission Report

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has now officially commented on the 323-page WADA Independent Commission (IC) Report, published today, that…

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Kirsty Coventry Attends IOC Athletes’ Forum This Week

Olympic gold medalist from Zimbabwe, Kirsty Coventry, is participating in the 7th International Olympic Committee (IOC) International Athletes’ Forum this…

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In Briefs 10/04/15: Fletcher Elevated To Elite, Brazil Waives Visas

The country of Brazil will grant 90-day visa waivers to benefit foreign Olympic tourists.

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No Toronto Bid Submitted For 2024 Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee announced today that they will not be moving forward with a Toronto bid for the 2024…

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