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...
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 […]
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
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. […]
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 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.
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
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
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 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. […]
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 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...
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
Experts in doping say recent technological advances led to the spate of positive results announced by the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday.
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.
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.
Days after a Russian official revealed a massive doping ring from the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced that an...