International Weightlifting Federation to delay upcoming elections due to legal technicality
The decision to delay the elections further complicates the sports future in upcoming Olympic Games.
U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan as tensions escalate between U.S. and China
With the Beijing Games looming on the horizon, the visit is yet another source of animosity between the two countries
Several resignations at Cycling New Zealand after integrity breach uncovered at Tokyo Games
Cycling New Zealand found in breach of both IOC and UCI rules over athlete selection for Tokyo Games
IWF presidential candidate vows to clean up sport and secure weightlifting’s place in future Olympic Games
The sport has been awash in scandal and doping for years. IOC President Thomas Bach has strongly hinted their spot in the Paris 2024 program is far from a sure thing.
Bad news for Russian Olympic Committee ahead of Beijing 2022, but Norwegians should shine bright
Nielsen’s Gracenote releases updated projected medal tally for Beijing. The Russians are predicted to drop five medals from previous projection while Norway enjoys record performance
AIBA president visits Palestine to effort to help grow boxing in the country
He met with Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the creating of a long-term boxing academy in Palestine as well as other topics
FINA announces dates for 2022 World Championships (25m)
The event is scheduled to take place in Kazan, Russia at the end of 2022.
UIPM vice president calls for modern pentathlon athletes to embrace change and accept future without riding
Joël Bouzou believes the time has come for modern pentathlon to change their reputation as an elite and privileged sport
A Closer Look: Richard Jewell never wanted the attention. Most heroes don’t
The focal point of the Centennial Olympic Park bombing in more ways than one, slowly but surely Jewell is being recognized for his heroic actions in Atlanta.
IOC welcomes COVID-19 vaccine donations ahead of Beijing 2022
The vaccines will be for all Olympic and Paralympic athletes and officials and Games stakeholders
International Olympic Committee responds to ongoing tensions regarding Beijing 2022
Several countries are considering diplomatic boycotts of upcoming Games as pressure mounts on China to confirm location of tennis player Peng Shuai
Global sports organization will be no more in 2022
Ivo Ferriani confirms to members the GAISF will cease to exist in the coming months
Modern pentathlon athlete group accuses sport’s governing body of “ripping up 109 years of history”
Pentathlon United hits back at UIPM who plan to drop horse riding from the Olympic program after Paris 2024
U.S. hints at possible diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Games
U.S. President Joe Biden confirms during Oval Office meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau his administration is considering it, but offered no further details.
Citing external support, UIPM vows to move forward with change to modern pentathlon
The UIPM has received the backing of several national federations over their decision to replace horse riding after the Paris 2024 Games
Thirteen weightlifters suspended after retesting of samples from 2012
The sample tests were negative in 2012 but advancements in testing led to further analysis of samples
FEI wraps up general assembly with eye towards Paris 2024
The International Federation for Equestrian Sports held their annual meeting in Belgium and expressed gratitude for the members’ resilience during COVID-19 pandemic.
IOC releases new Framework on Fairness to promote safe and welcoming environment for all athletes
The two-year long process featured over 250 athletes and concerned stakeholders regarding discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sex variations
Biden and Xi Jinping hold virtual summit but Beijing Olympics not discussed
The summit was thought to be an opportunity for Xi Jinping to extend an invite to Biden to attend upcoming Games
A CLOSER LOOK Bronze medals are nice and silver are even better, but nothing shines like gold
The 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games began a lifelong love affair with the Olympics and its ultimate reward.