Following the publication of WADA’s report by Richard McLaren on systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia and McLaren’s conference, the International Olympic Committee has released a statement on the findings.
The front of the medals features “Rio 2016” surrounded by laurel leaves – a symbol of victory in ancient Greece. The back of the medals feature the Greek goddess of victory, Nike.
The retesting of London samples renders unfavorable results for 23 athletes.
IOC President Thomas Bach said in a conference call on Wednesday that more Russian Federations could be banned from the Olympics…
Today the Brazilian Senate has voted to proceed with the impeachment of current Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, leaving the country without its leader less than 90 days from the Olympics’ Opening Ceremony.
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.
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.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach talked anti-doping in a press conference last week, noting that although he would support lifetime bans for doping, they wouldn’t hold up legally.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach told reporters at the IOC executive board meetings in Kuala Lumpur that he was confident that Rio De Janeiro will put together a great Olympic Games next year.
Impairing the performances of American opponents and the integrity of sports and competition is not for sale at any price. We won’t stand for it. We won’t permit it.
These changes are another major step in the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement,”
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After a visit to Rio de Janeiro the IOC stated that they are satisfied with the progress of the city’s preparation for the 2016 Olympics…
South African superstar Chad le Clos was part of a group of Youth Olympic Games Ambassadors that met with IOC President Thomas Bach in Sochi…