Two news outlets have alleged there was widespread cheating in endurance sports between 2001 and 2012.
Organisers of the World Championship in Athletics will be on their toes after recent revelations of mass doping by endurance athletes. Here's what you need to know about doping and how to evade it.
Tenpin bowling’s presence in the Olympics can be justified on many grounds.
Eight sports have presented their case for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But it was tenpin bowling’s application that generated the most debate in the media and the wider public.
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China can go into the 2022 Winter Olympics with a sense of 'been there, done that'.
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Rio 2016 promised much, but with just one year to go Brazilians are still waiting for it to deliver...
The bird cage in Beijing: ready for its next close-up.
People are increasingly expressing worries over the environmental impact of Olympic Games but for every London, there's a Sochi -- or another Beijing.
Beijing celebrates being selected as hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Whatever hoo ha about human rights and corruption gets attached to the Chinese Winter Olympics victory, it won't be allowed to detract from the event itself.
What does it take to lift the Olympic rings?
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Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games failed due to a lack of leadership, not the price tag.
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What has Beijing gotten itself into?
Upholding Olympic values and ideals?
The International Olympic Committee will choose between two non-democratic countries – China and Kazakhstan – for the 2022 Winter Olympics. A sign of things to come?
Boston 2024 offered a historic opportunity for redevelopment in Boston.
Boston's bid to host the Olympics in 2024 suffered from misplaced priorities, yet it offered a rare opportunity for large-scale community development.
Performance review. Froome approaches the Champs Elysees.
It's not enough to be an elite athlete these days, you have to construct your own narrative for success.
Some MAMILs, in their natural habitat.
Whether through US corporatism or the Wiggo effect in the UK, Middle-Aged Men in Lycra are spending big on bikes and bib-shorts.
Millions tune in to the Women’s World Cup, but how many follow teams at the club level?
The Women's World Cup has become a hugely popular, global event. But what's happening at the club level?
Questions to answer: Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs.
Charges of corruption by US prosecutors against FIFA have parallels to the IOC's problems in the 1990s.
Camille Muffat celebrates her 2012 gold medal.
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It's not all about spoilt footballers in France.
Can Governor Baker continue to thread the needle?
Charlie Baker is the new Governor of Massachusetts and, doggone it, he likes government. Though this notion is antithetical to most elite Republican office holders, Governor Baker is firmly in the blue…
Hosting the Olympics offers a chance to remake Boston.
Editor’s Note: Last month the United States Olympics Committee picked Boston to lead the US bid to host the Summer Games in 2024. Mayor Martin Walsh recently began a series of community meetings intended…
Boston has big plans for the Games, but all within budget.
When the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) selected Boston – over Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC – to represent the US in its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, many were surprised…
It was a victorious year for the German football team.
It was a massive year for sport – a winter Olympics, a summer World Cup, the FIFA World Cup scandal that won’t die, and reforms afoot at the International Olympic Committee. Here are some of my highlights…
Last year, the inhabitants of Bavaria overwhelmingly voted against Munich even bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Ludwig Hartman, a member of the Green Party in the Bavarian state legislature…