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Rome’s mayor has begun formal steps to withdraw her city’s candidacy to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi will withdraw the city’s backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in the Italian capital, a city hall official said on…
The International Olympic Committee continued its fight against doping by disqualifying six more athletes for having failed tests at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al Hussein has been named as one of the two members of the Paralympic Refugee Team that will head to Rio de Janeiro hunting a gold medal.
Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games. Sports Cabinet
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked National Olympic team members for their achievements in Rio and rewarded them with a BMW each at a
Britain is indisputably back as an Olympic superpower as Will Satch’s team-mates left Rio with 67 medals, including 27 gold, sitting proudly second, above China and behind only the all-powerful United
What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…
The closing ceremony to the Rio Olympics started with a bang from spectacular fireworks on Sunday night as soon as fans from around the world had filled the iconic Maracana…
President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Sebastian Coe lauded the track and field programme at the Rio Olympics on
The Olympic Games are supposed to be apolitical but in Hungary the television coverage appears to ignore that rule, and the commercial breaks have been turned into a referendum campaign against…
Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10
Thousands welcomed home gold medal hero Joseph Schooling after he won Singapore's first ever gold medal by beating none other than the great Michael Phelps in 100-metre butterfly final.
Refugees competing in the Olympic Games have been honoured with a gigantic mural on Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Boulevard.
RIO DE JANEIRO – Russia was stripped of a relay gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Games on Tuesday after one its athletes failed a retrospective
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
RIO DE JANEIRO – A Chinese swimmer, a Bulgarian steeplechaser, and now a Polish weightlifter have been suspended or excluded from the Rio Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO – The Unites States’ Michael Phelps will climb onto the starting blocks for the last time on Saturday, while the curtain is also set
Singapore's Joseph Schooling has denied Michael Phelps a 23rd gold medal beating him to second place in the 100-metres butterfly.
Katie Ledecky of the United States destroyed the field in the 800-metres freestyle to complete a rare Olympic swimming treble having already won the 200 and 400 metres freestyle.
Simone Biles, one of the undoubted stars of these Olympics, has won the all-round Gymnastics Gold medal for America, with teammate Aly Raisman taking silver.