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Drug retesting discovers 23 suspected cheaters at 2012 London Games

Twenty-three athletes are now suspected of doping at the 2012 London Games after Olympic officials reanalyzed hundreds of stored samples as part of an ongoing crackdown. The International Olympic Committee announced the test results on Friday, adding to a list of more than 30 athletes from the...

Doctors Demand Rio Olympics be Postponed or Relocated Due to Zika Virus

According to an open-letter to WHO Director-General, World Health Organization must urge the International Olympic Committee to relocate or postpone the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to the growing threat of the Zika virus.

23 Olympic Athletes Just Tested Positive For Blood Doping — And Consequences Are Coming! Get The Cheatin' Deets!

Science is crazy! The International Olympic Committee announced on Friday that 23 athletes from six different countries have tested positive for blood doping, and that a disciplinary commission has been called to review and hand out penalties. Sounds pretty straightforward, no? Well… until you learn that these 23 athletes' positive tests came from blood they sampled four [...]

IOC Athlete Doping Retest Reveals 23 Samples With Banned Substances

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that reanalysis of the "A" samples from 23 athletes in five sports and from six National Olympic Committees who competed at the Olympic Games London 2012 has returned Adverse Analytical Findings, according to official statement.

IOC finds 23 positives in retests of London Olympics samples

The International Olympic Committee on Friday announced that retests of 265 samples from the 2012 London Olympics revealed 23 athletes from five sports tested positive for banned drugs. The IOC will not name the athletes, who hail from six countries, until second samples have been analyzed — a process that can take several weeks. “These re-analyses show, once […]

London 2012 Olympics: 23 Competitors Fail Doping Tests

At least 23 competitors from the London 2012 Olympic Games have failed retrospective doping tests, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced. According to the BBC, the athletes range from five different sports and six different...Show More Summary

IOC: 23 positives in retests of samples from London Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says 23 athletes have tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics. The International Olympic Committee announced the results Friday after retesting 265 London samples with improved techniques. The IOC says the athletes represent five sports and six countries. It did not name them. […]

IOC to hand out 450k condoms to athletes during 2016 Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics are trying to get Olympic athletes to practice safe sex while at the games. According to the Associated Press, the International Olympics Committee says that more than 450,000 condoms will be handed out during the 2016 games. Show More Summary

Russia Confirms Willingness to Cooperate with IOC, WADA to Fight Doping

Russia is willing to cooperate with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to fight doping, Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed in a statement on Tuesday.

Everything Is Going Wrong In Brazil Ahead Of The Olympics

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Brazilians flooded Copacabana Beach on a sunny afternoon seven years ago, on the day the International Olympic Committee announced that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Summer Olympics. With the eyes of the world on his country --Show More Summary

International Olympic Committee and China seal closer collaboration in the fight against corruption in sport

Speaking at the meeting, the Chinese Minister commented: “We appreciate the International Olympic Committee’s determination to live up to the values of sport and to protect the integrity of sport. Together we will step up the fight against corruption in sport. Show More Summary

Don't Worry, There Will Be Plenty of Condoms At The Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is prepping for the Summer Games by stockpiling a veritable boatload of condoms.Over 450,000 condoms — including 100,000 female condoms and 175,000 personal packets of lube — will be available for free to athletes feeling frisky at the Olympics Village; prophylactics will also be for sale ... More »

Rio Olympics to top London in supply of condoms

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — About 450,000 condoms will be distributed during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, three times more than for the London Games four years ago, the International Olympic Committee says. Part of the reason was because 100,000 female condoms will be available for the first time, along with 350,000 condoms for men. […]

No, the Summer Olympics Will Not Be Leaving Rio

Last week, as Brazil was grappling with the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff, University of Ottawa professor Amir Attaran called on the International Olympic Committee to postpone this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro—or move them elsewhere—due to the continued threat of the Zika virus. Show More Summary

Olympic leaders say investigation could result in more doping bans

Olympic leaders held a hastily called teleconference on Wednesday morning to address a doping scandal that has overwhelmed the international sports scene. Speaking to reporters, the president of the International Olympic Committee expressed his concern. "We have in the IOC all the instruments in...

Sochi Olympic Doping Allegations Could Create Athlete And Federation Bans

Allegations of Russia doping at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics would represent a new level of “unprecedented level of criminality,” if proven true, said the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Wednesday. Russia is at the heart of the biggest doping scandal in sports, with its track and field athletes suspended as a result of... Show More Summary

New Tests Uncover Rash of Doping at Beijing Games

Experts in doping say recent technological advances led to the spate of positive results announced by the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday.

Doping Claims to Influence Russia 2016 Olympics Participation if True - IOC

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said that Russia’s participation in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be affected if the recent doping allegations turn out to be true.

Olympic Committee Could Bar 31 Athletes From Rio Games

last weekNews : The Two-Way

After the retesting of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, dozens of athletes from six sports could be banned from the 2016 Games in Rio, the International Olympic Committee said.

Busted: IOC Nabs 31 More Doping Athletes

Days after a Russian official revealed a massive doping ring from the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced that an...

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