Sports must acknowledge its relationship to politics and big business and work with those who run global society while still maintaining its neutrality, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.
The adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports that have been dropped from the games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.
The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer — both defendants in a lawsuit — failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court.
As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it's uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What's clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeback by the double amputee sprinter.
Now that the 2014 Winter Olympics are over, it’s time to let the world in on a little secret: The reason there were no terrorist attacks, and that athletes and visitors are heading home safely is not entirely because the Russian security forces did a fabulous job — although they did.
Mention biathlon to most Americans and they will be baffled. Is it a condensed form of decathlon or heptathlon? Is it a variation on modern pentathlon, that strange summer sport that includes fencing and horseback riding?