Paralympics

U.S. Paralympics Statement on Jason Turcotte's Passing

The following statement is attributable to USOC Chief of Paralympics Rick Adams:<p>"We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jason Turcotte. As …

Team USA

IOC DQ's 2 More Track & Field Athletes From London, Beijing Olympics

• is found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation pursuant to the IOC Anti-Doping Rules applicable to the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London …

Rio Olympics

How Sailing (Mis)Treats Its Legends >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The international World Cup Series provides a road map to the Olympic Games, but Ben Remocker, Class Manager for the Olympic Men’s Skiff (49er), …

Sailing

World Sailing Presidential Update – April 2017 >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Kim Andersen<p>World Sailing President Kim Andersen shares some of the progress that has been made and what is to come in the future.<p><b>Sailing and the</b> …

Sailing

Sailing for Tokyo 2020 and Beyond >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Denmark’s Kim Andersen was an unexpected challenger to Carlo Croce for the Presidency of World Sailing. His announcement in September that he was …

Rio Olympics

Tricia Smith re-elected as Canadian Olympic Committee president

4-time Olympic rower has held role since October 2015<p>​Canadian Olympic Committee president Tricia Smith helped calm the waters after the tumultuous …

Rio Olympics

Olympic boss' links to multimillion-dollar advertising monopoly

If there is one exchange that sums up the relationship between the Australian Olympic Committee and a little-known company that has long controlled …

Brisbane

New renderings show how 2024 Olympic Games would look at Southern California venues

Organizers hoping to bring the 2024 Summer Games to Los Angeles released renderings Friday of what they believe Olympic competition might look like …

Rio Olympics

Chemos says Sumgong doping case is shameful for Kenya

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong's positive doping test is shameful to Kenyan athletes, her fellow runner Milcah Chemos said on Saturday.<p>“It is a big shame to us Kenyan athletes and Kenyans in general," Chemos, the 2013 world 3,000m steeplechase champion told Reuters. "We …

Rio Olympics

Chemos says Sumgong doping case is shameful for Kenya

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong's positive doping test is shameful to Kenyan athletes, her fellow runner Milcah Chemos said on Saturday.<p>“It is a big shame to us Kenyan athletes and Kenyans in general," Chemos, the 2013 world 3,000m steeplechase champion told Reuters. "We …

Rio Olympics

Chemos says Sumgong doping case is shameful for Kenya

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong's positive doping test is shameful to Kenyan athletes, her fellow runner Milcah Chemos said on Saturday.<p>“It is a big shame to us Kenyan athletes and Kenyans in general," Chemos, the 2013 world 3,000m steeplechase champion told Reuters. "We …

Kenya

Coates tolerated bullying at Olympic Committee says former chief executive

For more than a decade, Fiona de Jong was a key player in Australia's Olympic movement.<p>A lawyer and businesswoman, she ended up chief executive of …

Sport (Australia)

Coates tolerated bullying at Olympic Committee says former chief executive

For more than a decade, Fiona de Jong was a key player in Australia's Olympic movement.<p>A lawyer and businesswoman, she ended up chief executive of …

Brisbane

Olympic Champion In 100m Hurdles Suspended For Year Due To Scheduling Snafus

Last summer in Rio, Brianna Rollins led an American sweep of the 100-meter hurdles, winning the gold in 12.48 seconds. Yesterday, an arbitration …

Sports

School for athletes

<b>The Case for Athlete Friendly Education Centres</b><p><b>Michael Carey</b> <i>explains how several IB world schools are now involved in a joint IB/World Academy of</i> …

Education

Buenos Aires drops out of running for 2023 PanAm Games

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Buenos Aires is dropping out of the running to host the 2023 Pan American Games and will instead focus on a bid for the event four years later, the president of the Argentine Olympic Committee (COA), Gerardo Werthein, said on Friday.<p>Werthein said the Argentine capital, …

Argentina

Tickets For First Two Home Games On Sale Friday At 10AM

Individual tickets for the Penguins' first two home games of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs will go on sale Friday at 10 …

Dick's Sporting Goods

90yo vision-impaired athlete overcomes grief to compete in World Masters Games

Joan Solaga is not your average athlete.<p>She has trained hard to overcome some obstacles, but not the kind athletes usually face.<p>She turned 90 in …

Rio Olympics

5 Must-Follow Paralympic Athletes on Instagram Who Inspire Us

Being a top-tier athlete is nothing to underestimate. Being a top-level athlete while living with a disability? That’s inspiring on a whole other …

Addressing the Issues of Para-Sailing >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Scott Perry and Betsy Alison are two of the many people working tirelessly to ensure sailing’s early return to the Paralympic arena. In the May 2017 …

Sailing

Surfing isn't yet a Paralympic sport. But this Hawaii team is training like it will be

One of the last surviving veterans of the sinking of the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor has been reunited with his shipmates.<p>One of …

Hawaii News Now

Olympic Tug of War: Canoe Federation Challenges ISA's Role as SUP's Official Governing Body

Is stand up paddling considered surfing or canoeing? The debate is currently raging in the Olympic world. (photo: ISA)<p>In a major development that …

Get your game face on for Panteresports in Barcelona

Meet Jacques Schoofs of Panteres Grogues — the Barcelona sports club that organises the multi-sport event known as Panteresports.<p><b>How many years has</b> …

Rio Olympics

Olympics - 2018 Games torch relay to begin in November

SEOUL (Reuters) - The torch relay for next year's Winter Olympics will begin in South Korea in November and travel 2,018 kilometres around the country before arriving in Pyeongchang to mark the start of the Feb. 9-25 Games, organisers said on Monday.<p>The flame will be lit in Olympia, Greece on Oct. …

Rio Olympics

'We have so much to offer': World Indigenous Games comes to Alberta this summer

Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild advocated for event for 40 years<p>As the driving force behind the World Indigenous Nations Games, having them …

2018 Games torch relay to begin in November

SEOUL (Reuters) - The torch relay for next year's Winter Olympics will begin in South Korea in November and travel 2,018 kilometers around the country before arriving in Pyeongchang to mark the start of the Feb. 9-25 Games, organizers said on Monday.<p>The flame will be lit in Olympia, Greece on Oct. …

Rio Olympics

2018 Games torch relay to begin in November

SEOUL (Reuters) - The torch relay for next year's Winter Olympics will begin in South Korea in November and travel 2,018 kilometers around the country before arriving in Pyeongchang to mark the start of the Feb. 9-25 Games, organizers said on Monday.<p>The flame will be lit in Olympia, Greece on Oct. …

Rio Olympics

Loss for AOC president John Coates would be a win for Olympic athletes

Sport has long played a central role in Australian life. Triumphs on the sporting field rank among the most celebrated moments in our history, and …

Rio Olympics

World Cup, Olympic stadiums in Brazil corruption scandal

A bribery scandal linked to construction firm Odebrecht that has swept up scores of politicians has also tainted the legacy of the 2014 World Cup and …

Brazil

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe to visit India in July for Asian Athletics Championships

Distance running legend and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief Sebastian Coe will visit India during the 22nd Asian …

Summer Olympics