Russia Banned From Competing In 2018 Winter GamesIndividual Russian athletes who were not found to be using drugs can compete under a neutral flag.
Lebanese Olympic Delegation Blocks Israeli Athletes From Boarding Bus For Opening CeremonyThe Israeli and Lebanese Olympics teams became involved in a heated argument about access to a bus to the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Games.
Blanket Olympic Ban On Russian Athletes May Not Be Path TakenSummer Olympic sports federations said on Tuesday they are ready to deal with "individual cases" of Russian doping, rather than endorse a total ban on the Russian team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
IOC President: Russian Federations Could Be Banned From Olympics If State-Sponsored Doping ProvenBach said allegations that Russian officials subverted the drug-testing system at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi "represent a shocking new dimension in doping" and an "unimaginable level of criminality."
5 Financial Corruption Scandals In Pro SportsCorruption and fraud scandals are nothing new in the world of sports, unfortunately.
Boston Gets Nod, Is US Bidder For 2024 Summer OlympicsThe USOC picked Boston on Thursday as the American nominee for the 2024 Summer Games, choosing the sports-mad academic and high-tech Hub over San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Defends Anti-Gay Law In Letter To IOCRussian Deputy Prime Minister Kozak did not back down on the issue of the new law, which penalizes anyone who distributes information aimed at persuading minors that "nontraditional" relationships are normal or attractive.
Russia Will Enforce Anti-Gay Law During 2014 Olympics In Sochi The IOC said last week that it had received assurances "from the highest level of government in Russia that the legislation will not affect those attending or taking part in the games."
Rumble On The Rails At Grand Central Aimed At Bringing Wrestling Back To OlympicsThe cheering for the wrestlers was deafening in the great Vanderbilt Hall.
High School Wrestlers Upset Sport Will Be Dropped From OlympicsSeveral members of the wrestling team at Bergen Catholic in Wycoff, N.J. said they dreamed of one day making it to the Olympics.
USADA Erases 14 Years Of Lance Armstrong's Career, Bans Him For LifeThe U.S. Anti-Doping Agency erased 14 years of Lance Armstrong's career on Friday and banned him for life from the sport that made him a hero to millions of cancer survivors after concluding he used banned substances.
Liguori: Larisa Latynina,The Forgotten Former All-Time Olympics Record HolderThe fact that Larisa Latynina, whose record of 18 total medals has stood since 1964, had to purchase a ticket to watch Phelps break her record is a shame.