‘Worst situation ever in Paralympic movement,’ IPC president says before Rio Games

Paralympic officials say that no sports or nations have been cut out, but the “athlete experience” could suffer.



Fiji’s rugby 7s coach given land and chiefly name as Olympic ‘thank you’

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Kenya Olympic officials in court over ‘Rio fiasco’

Two Kenyan Olympic officials are granted bail after appearing in court over alleged mismanagement of the national team at the Rio Olympics. Source BBC Sport – Sport http://ift.tt/2c9j2Tj


Brazil Police Find Emails Linking Olympic Official To Company Accused of Illegal Ticket Sales

Police in Brazil said Tuesday that they have uncovered a series of potentially damning emails between a high-ranking Olympics official and a company alleged to have illegally sold tickets to the Olympic Games, the BBC reports. The official, Pat Hickey, formerly served as president of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) and was a member…


Ralph Lauren, Speedo drop Ryan Lochte following fake robbery claims

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9 awesome things from Tokyo we want to see in the 2020 Olympics

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Super Mario or Shinzo Abe? Japan’s PM Makes a Winning Entrance in Rio

Shinzo Abe’s epic entrance at the Rio Olympics tonight pretty much couldn’t have been more flawless in kicking off the drumbeat of excitement for Tokyo 2020. After the International Olympic Committee performed the official handoff from Rio to Tokyo at Sunday’s closing ceremony, Japan’s prime minister surprised everyone by popping up as Super Mario, an…