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Steve Kerr Says Team USA Coaching Staff Is Preparing for Tokyo Olympics

Steve Kerr recently acknowledged that Team USA Basketball is still expecting the Tokyo Olympics. The…

Paris and Los Angeles announced as Olympic Hosts

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), on Thursday, confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the hosts…

Players at Greek match stage protest in support of migrants

By Graham Wood ATHENS – A Greek soccer match was delayed on Friday when players…

The official logo of the Rio summer Olympic 2016 games is spelled on a pair of flip flops at a shop in Sao Paulo November 23, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/Files

IOC to issue Zika guidance as virus spreads before Rio Games

By Karolos Grohmann and Stephen Eisenhammer ATHENS/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee…

IOC executive Anita DeFrantz joins LA Olympic bid

(Reuters) – International Olympic Committee executive board member and former Olympian Anita DeFrantz was named…

A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, Olympic committee says

ATHENS (Reuters) – The flame for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will…

IOC says “couldn’t be happier” with Tokyo’s progress, says Coates

TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee said on Friday that Tokyo’s preparations for the…

Hamburg withdrawal no major concern at IOC

By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – The surprise rejection of Hamburg’s 2024 Olympics bid…

Kuwait’s Olympic ban remains in force as ties with IOC deteriorate

By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Olympic ban will remain in force with…

Olympics: Rio faces tough times but IOC upbeat about preparations

By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – International Olympic Committee officials said on Wednesday they…

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Hamburg’s 2024 Olympic hopes hinge on Sunday referendum

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics hinges…

IOC Chief Thomas Bach

IOC chief says Russia gave assurances it will sanction doping offenders

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Russia’s Olympic Committee has given assurances that coaches, athletes and personnel involved…

Russian Anti-Doping Agency WADA

WADA flexes muscles with Russian doping agency ban

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – Russia’s sporting reputation was in tatters and…

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Paris attacks have no bearing on 2024 Olympics bid – IOC chief

PARIS (Reuters) – The deadly attacks on Paris will not hurt the French capital’s chances…

Russia may create new anti-doping agency, will talk to IOC – sports minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may create a new anti-doping agency to address concerns about its…

Diack resigns as honorary IOC member – IOC

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Former world athletics (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has resigned as honorary…

Interview – Russia report no surprise to ex-WADA boss Fahey

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The explosive report on Russia’s anti-doping regime came as…

Thomas Bach

IOC chief Bach expects Russian athletes to compete at Rio

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Olympics chief Thomas Bach expects Russia will comply with doping regulations in…

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IOC wants cheats punished in wake of doping report

By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants disciplinary procedures to…

Lamine Diack

IOC suspends Diack, urges action against doping offenders

BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has provisionally suspended former IAAF president Lamine…

Russia says complied with WADA norms, open for cooperation on doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Sports Ministry said on Tuesday it was open for closer…

IOC’s ethics commission recommends provisional suspension of Diack

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee’s Ethics Commission recommended the provisional…

Police baffled as Olympic medals found dumped in Australian trash

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Olympic medals dumped in a pile of rubbish outside a house in…

U.S. Olympics

For Olympic leaders, the U.S. is back in the game

By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States appears to be back at the…

IOC revokes Olympics qualification status for Asian Shooting Championship

BERLIN (Reuters) – The Asian shooting championship, which starts in Kuwait this week, has been…

Tendulkar and Warne for cricket’s return to Olympics

REUTERS – Former Australia spinner Shane Warne and India batting great Sachin Tendulkar have joined…

Refugee athletes can compete at Rio under Olympic flag

(Reuters) – Top refugee athletes with no home country to represent will be allowed to…