Apr 6, 2017

3 more Olympians stripped of medals in IOC doping retests

Two wrestlers and a weightlifter have been stripped of Olympic medals for doping with anabolic steroids at the 2008 and 2012 Games. Uzbek wrestler Artur Taymazov, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and Ukrainian wrestler Vasyl Fedoryshyn, who won silver, ...

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 ...

Tokyo Olympic chiefs weigh private-sector venue funding

Dec 1, 2016

Tokyo Olympic chiefs weigh private-sector venue funding

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers are entertaining the idea that venues built for the games could be financed and run by private-sector companies. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government, central government and Tokyo 2020 organizing committee have vowed to cut costs for the games, having announced a ...