IOC's Bach, doping investigator McLaren to hold talks

Mar 16, 2017

IOC's Bach, doping investigator McLaren to hold talks

Doping investigator Richard McLaren has been invited for talks with IOC president Thomas Bach amid ongoing tension between Olympic sports bodies and anti-doping officials. The offer, announced Thursday, to meet in Lausanne comes eight months after McLaren detailed evidence of a Russian doping conspiracy ...

Mar 14, 2017

Doping investigator McLaren lashes out at critics

Doping investigator Richard McLaren has defended his report into orchestrated Russian doping from what he called “nitpicking.” Recent comments by sports bodies, including the IOC, refer to inadequate translations of Russian documents, and the likelihood some disciplinary cases will fail among athletes implicated in ...

IOC to probe payments on voting for Rio Games

Mar 4, 2017

IOC to probe payments on voting for Rio Games

Organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics denied on Friday that vote buying helped to secure the games after a French newspaper reported that a Brazilian businessman made payments to the son of an International Olympic Committee member before the vote. Le Monde said a ...

Mar 2, 2017

Budapest assembly scraps city's 2024 Olympic bid

Budapest’s assembly approved a motion Wednesday to withdraw the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics. The decision leaves Los Angeles and Paris as the only remaining candidates. The International Olympic Committee will choose the host city in September. Budapest’s decision to withdraw came after ...