All Blogs / Sports / Olympics / New


GB win again in World League semis

Sophie Bray nets twice as Great Britain beat Canada 4-2 in the World League semi-finals, a Rio 2016 qualifying event.

Austria win Euro silver after crash

Austria win silver in the synchronised swimming at the European Games four days after three squad members were hit by a bus.

VIDEO: Benson wins triathlon gold for GB

Triathlete Gordon Benson becomes the first member of Team GB to win a gold medal at the European Games in Baku.

European Games medal table and GB winners

Medal table and British winners at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan

Ukrainian swimmer Olga Beresnyeva disqualified and excluded from the Olympic Games London 2012 after failing re-analysis of samples

During further analyses conducted earlier this year on samples collected during London 2012, Beresnyeva, 29, was found to have tested positive for the presence of recombinant erythropoietin (rEPO). These additional analyses were performed...Show More Summary

IOC President meets athletes - sees first competitions, after attending spectacular European Games opening ceremony

President Bach began the day by visiting the brand new Baku shooting centre, which will go on to host the ISSF World Cup next year and the European Championships the year after. The President went on to see the Women's Triathlon. After...Show More Summary

Open doors for Almaty and Beijing today in Lausanne

This was the opportunity for IOC Members to get further information on each bid in a more intimate and informal way. IOC President Thomas Bach made an appearance this morning, looking at the different items on display and having a chat...Show More Summary

Gearing up for #olympicday with 10 days to go!

With 10 days to go, there are already a number of National Olympic Committees (NOCs), International Federations, Olympians, young athletes and individuals that have been getting active ahead of this year’s Olympic Day. Since 1 June,Show More Summary

Almaty and Beijing showcase their 2022 Olympic bids to IOC Members - Both cities embrace spirit of Olympic Agenda 2020

Both Cities presented during 45 minutes before taking questions from the floor. Candidate City Briefings were introduced back in 2009 to give cities the possibility to present their Olympic projects to the IOC membership a few weeks before their final presentations to the IOC Session. Show More Summary

Teens Get Active with Olympic Moves

Olympic Moves is the result of a partnership between Worldwide TOP Partner Coca-Cola, the IOC and NOCNSF. It is the largest school sports programme in the Netherlands, and through a combination of sport, music and entertainment, it encourages...Show More Summary

Successful and innovative day for 2022 Bidding Process

The representatives are in Lausanne to attend the 2022 Candidate Cities Briefing, taking place today and tomorrow in the Olympic Capital. For the first time in the bidding process and as part of the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020,...Show More Summary

Benson wins first GB Euro Games gold

Gordon Benson claims Great Britain's first European Games gold medal with victory in the men's triathlon event in Baku.

Brits miss out on early Rio berths

Britain's Jamie Cooke, Tom Toolis, and Joe Evans miss out on the chance to qualify for Rio 2016, at the World Cup final.

Arrest in Baku over injured athletes

Azerbaijani authorities arrest a bus driver whose vehicle injured three teenage Austrian swimmers ahead of the European Games.

European Games open in Azerbaijan

The inaugural European Games opens in Baku, Azerbaijan, but the build-up has been overshadowed by human rights concerns.

Reid sixth in European triathlon

Ireland's Aileen Reid finishes in sixth place in the triathlon on the first day of the European Games in Baku.

Foot-volleyball at the Olympics?

The sport of Sepak takraw is seeking greater worldwide exposure with a view to eventually being recognised at Olympic level.

Sahinovic kept in coma after surgery

Synchronised swimmer Vanessa Sahinovic is kept in an induced coma after being hit by a bus at the European Games.

Bridge & chess for 2020 Olympics?

Bridge, chess, floorball, flying disc and tug of war are among the sports to apply for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games.

Reid targets Baku medal for Ireland

Triathlete Aileen Reid is the first Irish competitor in action at the European Games and is a leading medal hope.

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC