Ukraine posts video of Russian bomb explosion as Olympics dispute deepens
"It is in our power to stop terrorists on the battlefield," says the video by Ukraine's defense ministry.
IOC Tells Sports Bodies to Cancel Events in Russia, Stop Using Russian Flag
Some international sports organizations, such as UEFA, have already said they will move events out of Russia, but IOC's statement encourages a larger movement.
Kamila Valieva's Grandpa's Meds Defense 'Highly Unlikely': Doping Expert
The Russian skater reportedly said she tested positive for a banned substance because her grandfather uses it.
Kamila Valieva Cries, Gets Rousing Cheers After Olympics Short Program
The Russian figure skater scored high enough in the women's individual event to take the lead.
USA 'Devastated' Its Figure Skaters Leaving Olympics Without Medal Ceremony
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee released a statement after the International Olympic Committee cleared Russian Kamila Valieva for competition.
Outrage as Russian Figure Skater Cleared to Compete in Olympics
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee hit out at the decision to allow Kamila Valieva to compete.
Skater's Positive Drugs Test Raises Specter of Russia's Olympic Scandals
The International Olympic Committee is appealing the decision by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency to allow the 15-year-old figure skater to compete in Beijing.
Embattled Russian Skater's Coach Reportedly Has Harsh Teaching Style
Eteri Tutberidze has a reputation for putting athletes through vigorous, repetitive practices and monitoring their weights according to former athletes.
Kamila Valieva Drugs Case Sparks Chaos and Confusion at Winter Olympics
The 15-year-old ice-skating star spearheaded Russia's victory in the team competition at Beijing.
Peng Shuai's Beijing Interview Was 'Forced TV Confession,' Activists Warn
The Chinese tennis star again denied allegations of sexual assault and told reporters that she never disappeared from public view.
Beijing Tries To Keep Winter Olympics COVID Concerns Under Control
There were 45 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the second highest figure since teams started arriving for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
The IOC's Rot Runs Deep. It Needs to be Reformed from Top to Bottom
We truly hope the IOC once again lives up to its noble goal of "preservation of human dignity."
Rep. Gallagher Pushes Sanctions Against IOC Officials With Peng Shuai Bill
Gallagher's bill could mandate punitive measures against IOC President Thomas Bach and other senior Olympic officials over their handling of Peng Shuai's case.
Scandal-Tainted Boxing, Weightlifting Nixed From 2028 Los Angeles Olympics
The modern pentathlon has also been put on hold because of doping scandals and governance issues, like boxing and weightlifting.
Major Olympic Sponsors Protect Investment, Stay Quiet on China Before Games
"I would not be surprised that the sponsors would remain silent... you could potentially lose business," said Dae Hee Kawk of the University of Michigan.
Absence of Fans Saved $1.8 Billion, but Tokyo Olympics Still Most Expensive
Though having no fans in the stadiums saved the 2020 Olympics labor costs, an Oxford study found that it was still the most expensive Olympics ever recorded.
IOC President Says Media Should 'Respect' Peng Shuai's Wish for Privacy
"Why don't you respect Peng Shuai in this and let her decide where her priorities are," President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach said.
Tennis Stars Praise WTA's Steve Simon for Peng Shuai Withdrawal
As women's tennis champions applauded Simon's actions, men's tennis stars demanded their organizations follow suit and take action against China.
IOC to Meet China's Peng Shuai Before Olympics as Global Outcry Increases
International demands for proof that the tennis star is safe led to another video call between the IOC and Peng Shuai on Wednesday.
Biden Administration and Others Seeking Answers on Peng Shuai Disappearance
The White House is seeking "independent, verifiable proof" on her location, said press secretary Jen Psaki.
International Olympic Committee Reform Needed Now More Than Ever
Viewers and athletes alike deserve the best the Olympics has to offer. With the current IOC leadership, we're not getting it.
Why Puerto Rico Has an Olympic Team, Territory Wins First Tokyo 2020 Medal
Puerto Rico's Olympic team made its debut at the 1948 Olympic Games in London, with an all-male team competing in just three sports.
Brisbane to Host 2032 Olympics as Australia Welcome Games for Third Time
The Games will return to Australia for the first time since 2000, following the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approval's.
IOC President Thomas Bach Says Canceling Olympics Wasn't an Option
"We can bring success to the delivery of the games," Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told IOC officials.
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Says They Do Not Have Power Alone to Change Rules
The USADA addressed the consequences of marijuana use in a letter to Congress members who criticized sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson's ban from the Olympics.
Alex Morgan Hits Out at Tokyo Olympics Organizers Over Children Rules
The IOC has ruled athletes can take their children with them to Japan only "when necessary."
Petition to Cancel Tokyo Olympics Reaches 300K Signatures in 3 Days
Polls show that between 60% and 80% of Japanese people want the Tokyo Olympics to be canceled or delayed.
Olympic Gold Medalist Charged in Connection With U.S. Capitol Riot
Keller was identified at the Capitol riot last week, after video footage showed him in the building wearing his U.S. Olympic team jacket.
Canceling 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics 'Not on the Agenda' of IOC
The IOC will look at various options to keep the Summer Olympics in Tokyo during 2020, including a postponement. But canceling the Games is not an option, they say.
Coronavirus Olympics Cancellation Could Be 'Financial Shock' For NBC
Canceling the Olympics would cost the company ad-driven profit, which stood at approximately $250 million for the Rio Olympics four years ago.