IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT On 21 May, IOC President Jacques Rogge chaired the working meeting that brought together all stakeholders of the Olympic Movement – the IOC, IFs, NOCs and athletes – to discuss the fight against doping in sport,...Show More Summary
Featuring a multitude of fun-filled cultural activities, from park orienteering, ultimate frisbee matches and Japanese animation shows to Dutch food tasting, a Paris-themed photography exhibit and live music, the festival encouragedShow More Summary
Attending a major international sporting event for the first time, the Youth Olympic Games were for the young champion - whose father is Moroccan and mother Canadian - a “stepping-stone” to achieving his dream of representing his African origins at the Olympic Winter Games. Show More Summary
World Cup 2014 looms larger with the announcement of each stadium being delivered. This summer's Confederations Cup will put Brazil in the spotlight and it will stay there through the World Cup and the Olympics to follow in 2016. Six...Show More Summary
David Rudisha already has an Olympic gold medal and a world record to his name. But there's one thing he certainly doesn't want: to make it rain.
With Mike Krzyzewski officially signed on to continue as the head coach of Team USA for the 2016 Olympics, according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, he's also got the blessing of the 2012 Olympics' best player, as LeBron James is seemingly excited about the announcement. Show More Summary
It is being reported by ESPN that Mike Krzyzewski has signed on to coach Team USA for the 2014 World Cup of Basketball and the 2016 Olympic Games. Already, speculation is arising as to whom Coach K will choose to be on his coaching staff. Show More Summary
The Russian pole vaulter will reprise her role as a YOG Ambassador, following her support and attendance of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, which saw over 3,600 elite young athletes from 205 National Olympic Committees compete while also taking part in a unique Culture and Education Programme off the field of play. Show More Summary
Mike Krzyzewski had decided to remain coach of the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team. Krzyzewski will try to lead the Americans to a third straight gold medal, a person with knowledge of the decision said Wednesday. Originally expected to step down, Krzyzewski will hold a press conference to confirm his return Thursday at Duke, the person [...]
During Team USA’s gold medal run during the 2012 Olympics, coach Mike Krzyzewski said that would be his last one. He had been on Team USA’s staff for many years and was thought to be ready to hang it up. However, that’s not he case. Coach K must’ve had a change of heart because he [...]
Mike Krzyzewski has agreed to coach yet another U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team. Krzyzewski has been a force to be reckoned with on the international stage, leading the American men’s basketball team to three straight gold medals. A source close to negotiations says Mike K. will announce his official decision by tomorrow afternoon. Coach K was [...]Show More Summary
Mike Krzyzewski, it turns out, has another Olympics in him after all. Coach K will return as USA Basketball coach for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero and will coach the U.S. team in the 2014 FIBA World Cup … Continue reading ?
Mike Krzyzewski had decided to remain coach of the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The cost of the 2014 Winter Games in the Russian city of Sochi now stands at $51 billion, making it the most expensive Olympics in history. More than half of the bill is being footed by Russian state-controlled companies and business tycoons. Show More Summary
Imagine you've never played a down of football in your life. No Pop Warner, no high school, no college—nothing. That's the task ahead for former British Olympic discus thrower Lawrence Okoye. The 6'6", 300-pound British athlete blew scouts away at the regional combine in April. Show More Summary
Former Strikeforce heavyweight and Olympic talent Daniel Cormier is still eyeing a cut to 205 pounds, but he wants a fight at UFC on Fox Sports 1 this August. During a UFC on FX 8 post-fight coverage segment on Fuel TV (via MMA Weekly),...Show More Summary
With 15 months to go to the second edition of the summer Youth Olympic Games, the Coordination Commission, chaired by Alexander Popov, congratulated NYOGOC on its continued dedication and commitment, and was particularly pleased to see...Show More Summary
As predicted here Friday, with former federation president Raphael Martinetti gone, wrestling made major changes to strengthen its chances of remaining on the Olympic program after 2016.
Michael Phelps will be returning to the pool in an effort to compete at the 2016 Olympics. Well, maybe. A news report published by WBBH, an NBC affiliate, claims that Phelps has started training to get himself in shape for the 2016 Olympic games. Phelps retired after becoming the most decorated athlete in Olympic history [...]Show More Summary
The Olympic swimming rumor mill is especially busy right now.