Paralympics

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics mascot finalists unveiled【Pics & Video】

These <b>six mascots</b> take their inspiration from <b>sakura cherry blossoms</b>, <b>shrines</b>, and <b>Japanese fairy tales</b>.<p>With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics now less than a …

Japan

Men's Nike Gray U.S. Paralympics T-Shirt

In Stock - Ready to Ship<p>Special event items are produced by manufacturers only after the outcome of a game or event. These are advanced sale items …

Team USA

Man left paralysed after being thrown from a train sets his sights on the Paralympics

Robyn Lucas<p>A man who was thrown from a moving train and left for dead after protecting two women from being robbed has set his heart on taking part …

Emotions

Women's Nike Royal U.S. Paralympics Tri-Blend V-Neck T-Shirt

In Stock - Ready to Ship<p>Special event items are produced by manufacturers only after the outcome of a game or event. These are advanced sale items …

Team USA

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

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

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 …

War

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

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

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

<b>Hey there, time traveller!</b><br>This article was published <b>7/4/2017</b> (207 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.<p>GANGNEUNG, South Korea — …

Sports (Canada)

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

Triple Crown Series to revolutionize Olympic Sailing in US

by Oakcliff Sailing on 6 Apr<p><b>Today, Oakcliff Sailing announced the Oakcliff Triple Crown Series, a groundbreaking plan to reward athletes for their</b> …

Sailing

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

Timeline to the demise of NHL participation in the Olympics

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

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

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 players in the …

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

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 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

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

IOC says no sign of significant abuse in clenbuterol cases from Beijing

ZURICH (Reuters) - The IOC said it had not detected any significant abuse of clenbuterol after finding “very low levels” of the banned substance during re-testing of samples from the Beijing Olympics.<p>The International Olympic Committee’s comments on Monday came one day after German broadcaster ARD …

Jamaica

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

ABC News

Breaking News<p>NYC TERROR ATTACK<p>Play<p>ABCNews.com<p>Several dead, others injured after being hit by vehicle in New York City<p>Brendan McDermid/Reuters<p>8 dead …

IAAF

L.A. Potential Host for Both 2024 Summer and 2026 Winter Olympics

The logo of the Olympic Games 2024 Candidate City Los Angeles. Its organizing committee may need to tweak it slightly (give her some ski poles and …

Cross-country Skiing

Report: NHL makes more commercial demands of IOC

Presented By<p>The International Ice Hockey Federation has stepped in to help ensure NHL player participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics in …

Sports

Sorry, IIHF covering NHL Olympics costs isn’t a 'game-changer'

Reuters reported on Wednesday in an “exclusive” that the International Ice Hockey Federation “has agreed to pay NHL players’ travel and insurance …

NHL