Paralympics

How Sailing (Mis)Treats Its Legends

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

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

Sailing

Sailing for Tokyo 2020 and Beyond

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

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

Joan Solaga has trained hard to overcome some obstacles to compete in this year's World Masters Games, but not the kind athletes usually face.

Rio Olympics

Olympic Tug of War: International Canoe Federation Challenges ISA’s Role as Stand Up Paddling’s Official Governing Body

In a major development that could drastically alter the future direction of our sport, the International Canoe Federation (ICF) has challenged the …

Olympics

Addressing the Issues of Para-Sailing

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

An Olympic-Sized Bribery Scandal Crashes Down on Rio’s Former Mayor Eduardo Paes

Dave ZirinEduardo Paes was supposed to be the future of Brazilian politics. Not anymore.

Corruption

IOC Will Keep 2024 Olympic Host Election in Peru, In Spite of Flooding

The 130th IOC Session is scheduled to take place in the Peruvian capital from 13 September 2017. It will see the election of the host city for the …

South America

Victorian regional towns mull 2030 Commonwealth Games bid

ELEVEN regional towns in the Australian state of Victoria have launched a combined bid to host the 2030 Commonwealth Games, officials said on …

Australia

Huge Effort Needed to Reinstate Sailing at Paralympic Games

Sailing has been an official part of the Summer Paralympic Games from 2000 to 2016, after being a demonstration sport in 1996. But the International …

Sailing

We know you're bluffing, Gary... and that's too bad

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — You’ve heard it over and over again all week, mostly from the media and especially from the sycophants in Toronto who make …

Sports (Canada)

Rio Olympics Can't Pay Debts, Offers Used Air-Con Units Instead

The final contest of the 2016 Rio Olympics looks a lot like "Let’s Make a Deal." With 100 million reais ($32 million) in outstanding debts, the …

Rio Olympics

Cash-strapped Rio Olympics organizers trying to pay debts with air conditioners, electrical cables

The final contest of the 2016 Rio Olympics looks a lot like “Let’s Make a Deal.” With 100 million reais (US$32 million) in outstanding debts, the …

Canadian News

Sion 2026: an un-Olympic dream

Voters may have said no to Graubünden’s candidacy for the Winter Olympics 2026, but Switzerland is still in the running to host the event with “Sion …

Europe

This Mystery Girl Got More Cheers Than Amy Jackson During IPL 10 Opening Ceremony, Know Who Is She

On 5th April in Hyderabad, IPL season 10 has started following its opening ceremony. During the opening ceremony suddenly the camera caught a mystery …

Integrity remit is 'momentous' step, says Howman

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The establishment of the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is a "momentous" move for athletics and could form a template for other sports to follow, inaugural chairman David Howman said on Thursday.<p>The AIU will oversee the battle against doping, bribery and corruption in a sport …

World Anti-Doping Agency

Why NHL players didn’t have Olympics guaranteed in CBA

When the NHL decided its players won’t be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, some folks asked the obvious question: Why wasn’t …

NHL

Christine Girard a step closer to Olympic gold as Russian’s silver medal revoked

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard appears one step closer to becoming an Olympic gold medallist.<p>The International Olympic Committee has stripped Russia’s Svetlana Tzarukaeva of the silver medal she won at the London Olympics after retesting of her samples showed evidence of the prohibited …

Rio Olympics

Timeline to the demise of NHL participation in the Olympics

More<p>Like the captain of the Titanic, we should have seen this iceberg coming.<p>The NHL’s decision to opt-out of the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South …

NHL

South Korea Seeks Solution After NHL Refuses to Join 2018 Winter Olympics

Seoul, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean Olympic organizers still hope to see NHL players competing at next year's Winter Games despite the National …

Winter Olympics

Hate the IOC, not Bettman, for NHL players missing 2018 Olympics

View photos<p>It’s OK to be angry. Or disappointed or confused or frustrated.<p>It’s OK if you’re enraged about not having the chance to see the best …

NHL

NHL avoiding Olympics to build World Cup of Hockey brand, not for stated concerns

The NHL has made it official that it won’t be taking a break during the regular season and sending its players to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in …

Detroit

Thoughts on the NHL Dropping Out of 2018 Winter Olympics

What will be the fallout from the NHL’s decision to skip the 2018 Winter Olympics?<p><b>After months of speculation, the National Hockey League</b> <b>announced</b> …

NHL

Riding the five stages of 'grief' over the NHL's decision to skip the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

The five stages of grief is not actually a thing, despite its widespread use in popular culture. Grief doesn’t follow a strict format. You grieve how …

Sports (Canada)

NHL announces it won't participate at 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, says matter is 'officially closed'

For the first time since 1994, NHL players will not attend the Winter Olympics.<p>The league released a statement Monday saying it “considers the matter …

Canadian News

NHL players will not play in Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics

After months of speculation, the NHL made it official today: their players will not be going to the Olympics next winter.<p>The men’s ice hockey …

NHL

IOC Denies Covering Up 2008 Olympic Doping Cases

Lausanne, Switzerland (AP) -- The IOC denied Monday that it covered up doping cases from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a German TV program revealed …

Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Special Olympics makes technological leaps and bounds with help from Microsoft

Each year, Special Olympics International and its 220 chapters worldwide organize some 108,000 events. The games give athletes with intellectual …

Microsoft

IOC says it didn’t shield Jamaica in 2008 Olympic doping case

The IOC denies that it shielded Jamaica from prosecution in 2008 Olympic doping scandal.<p>The IOC was in full defense mode on Monday, claiming that it …

Jamaica

IAAF says it has been hacked, athletes' medical info accessed

The governing body of track and field has been hacked by Fancy Bears, the group that previously attacked the World Anti-Doping Agency.<p>The IAAF said Monday it believes the hack “has compromised athletes’ Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications stored on IAAF servers” during an unauthorized …

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