'Extremely worried' Olympics body threatens to expel boxing
The International Olympic Committee threatened to axe boxing from the Tokyo 2020 Games on Sunday as it opened an investigation into the sport's controversial governing...
IOC chief 'disappointed' over lifting of Russian doping bans
A decision by sport's top court to lift life bans for doping of 28 Russian athletes was "extremely disappointing and surprising", IOC chief Thomas Bach said Sunday.
New cases of drug use by Russian athletes uncovered
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opened disciplinary proceedings against 28 Russian athletes who competed at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
IOC boss Bach wants greater clarity on doping roles
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said Sunday he wants governments to do more to combat drugs in sport following the Russian doping scandal that rocked the buildup to the Rio Olympics.
Olympic chiefs struggle to contain Russia doping controversy
The Olympic movement struggled to douse mounting wrangling over the Russia doping scandal as football prepared to launch the Rio Games on Wednesday.
Refugee team with no home, flag or anthem take centre stage
A team with ‘no home, no flag and no national anthem’ is set to steal the show at the Rio 2016 Olympics - after beating all the odds to compete, reports mirror.co.uk.
IOC rejects criticism over handling of Russia doping
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Sunday rejected criticism of his handling of the Russia drugs scandal, taking a thinly veiled jab ...
Sport divided as Russia escapes blanket doping ban
The International Olympic Committee's decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping left international sports leaders divided on Monday, less than two weeks before the opening ceremony.