Indonesia announces surprise bid for 2032 Olympics
Indonesia unveiled surprise plans to bid for the 2032 Olympics on Saturday as it rides high from its successful staging of the Asian Games. President Joko Widodo revealed Indonesia's intentions after talks with Olympics chief Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, head of the Olympic Council of Asia. The announcement came on the penultimate…
'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...
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping
Russia was banned Tuesday from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean Russian athletes will be allowed to compete under an Olympic flag.
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.
Ex-Olympic chief, Hickey, appears in court over ticket scandal
Detained former Olympic Council of Ireland chief, Pat Hickey, will appear before a Brazilian judge today as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales, IOC president Thomas Bach has said.
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.
Olympics: IOC chief urges total review of world anti-doping system
Olympics chief Thomas Bach called for a complete overhaul of the global anti-doping system on Tuesday after revelations of state-backed cheating by Russia rocked preparations for the Rio Games.
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 ...