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Parkour community 'happy' sport not to be included in Olympics
In a bid to attract a younger audience, the International Olympic Committee is bringing several new sports into the fold, but parkour is not one of them.
The Olympic Committee's new ban on politics denies reality - and its own poor history ǀ View
A new International Olympic Committee policy barring political expression at the Tokyo 2020 games benefits those in power.
Billiard sports lobby to join Olympics
Former World Champion Shaun Murphy described billiard sports as "the most difficult range of sport in the entire world."
Will esports be in the next Olympics?
Although esports lag behind traditional sports when it comes to making money—the industry makes around 800 million dollars of revenue a year—its 300 million fans put it on the map as one of the globe’s most popular sports.
IOC to review overturned ban on Russian athletes
The International Olympic Committee could appeal an overturned ban on Russian athletes accused of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games.
Doping allegations part of ‘anti-Russian campaign' - Medvedev
Relations with Washington are in an 'appalling' state, the worst he can recall, says the Russian prime minister.
Carter appeals Olympic disqualification
The Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter who was retroactively found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics has attended his appeal hearing
Paris elected 2024 Olympic host city and LA to be 2028 hosts
No surprise, but the decisions on host cities for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics have been ratified by the IOC.
Los Angeles announces plans to hold 2028 Olympics
Los Angeles has announced it plans to host the 2028 Olympic Games, leaving the path clear for Paris to hold the 2024 event
Paris and Los Angeles cleared to agree Olympics deal
The hosting rights for both the 2024 and 2028 summer Olympics will be awarded in September after the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday voted
Paris and L.A. await Olympic decision
Paris is widely regarded as favourite for the 2024 Games, with Los Angeles set to be awarded them four years later.
Kayaking on the Seine: Summer Olympic vibes in Paris
Parisians are invited to try out 30 Olympic sports as the French capital tries to convince officials it's the perfect city to host the 2024 Games.
Proposed Paris 2024 venues visited by IOC commission
The IOC evaluation commission met French athletes, supporters and children inside the Stade de France.
ANOC begins 21st general assembly
The 21st General assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees began on Tuesday in Doha.
2024 Games: Thomas Bach and Francois Hollande discuss Paris bid
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met with French President Francois Hollande on Sunday to discuss Paris’ bid for the 2024 Games.
Top European Olympic official temporarily steps down after Rio arrest
Top European Olympic official Patrick Hickey has temporarily stepped down from his duties, after being arrested in Rio in connection with a police probe into illegal ticket…
Rio Olympics: Irish IOC member arrested over illegal ticket sales
A member of the International Olympic Committee’s executive board has been arrested in Rio – in connection with a probe into illegal ticket sales.
Crisis for Rio organisers lacking funds for Paralympics
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Rio Olympic organisers could be facing a massive cash shortfall as fears increased on Monday funds designated for the
Pole vaulter Isinbayeva arrives in Rio to compete in IOC commission election
Russia’s two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva arrived in Rio on Monday not to compete in the Games but to compete for a post on the 12-member International Olympic committee Athletes
Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva lose bid to appear at Rio Olympic Games
Russian Pole Vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva’s last gasp attempt to compete at the Rio Olympcis has failed after a Swiss Court rejected her appeal against her ban.
Russian paralympic ban is 'grave human rights abuse'
The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) said a decision to suspend Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics was “a grave human rights abuse.
271 Russian athletes cleared to take part in Rio Games
Russian Olympic Committee head Alexander Zhukov announced 271 Russian athletes will take part in the Rio Games amid the country’s unfolding doping scandal.
IOC approves five new sports for Tokyo 2020 Games
Five new sports will feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games: skateboarding, surfing, climbing, baseball/softball and karate.
The Olympic fallout over a doping scandal
As the Olympic Games starts in Brazil, Business Line examines the turmoil and the cost of the Russian doping scandal.
Bach defends IOC decision on Russia at 129th Session
The 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee got underway this week with an Opening Ceremony at the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio Olympics: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes
With just days to go until the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) now says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can…