The decision to drop wrestling as an Olympic sport is about a committee snubbing its nose at a sport that has drawn young people of less than privileged backgrounds, from small towns and villages, with little fancy equipment.
Guri Weinberg was one month old when his father, Moshe Weinberg, Israel's Olympic Wrestling coach said goodbye to Guri and his wife Mimi, and left fo...
Welcome to the Socialympics! The 2012 games will undoubtedly go down in history as the most social Olympics yet.
Britain has launched its largest peacetime security operation ever for the Summer Olympics. Nearly 20,000 armed personnel are now providing security -- almost double the number of British troops currently serving in Afghanistan.
The time has come for the IOC to right their 40 years of indifference to the victims of the Munich Massacre, and properly honor their memory during the opening Olympic ceremonies. It is an act of common human decency, not politics, to take a moment to commemorate those who died as Olympic athletes.
As a practicing Muslim woman I wholly I believe there are strong arguments against permitting the wearing of a veil on the soccer pitch.
The 2012 Olympics are going to get hacked. We're about to see what happens when an irresistible force -- angry teched-up people linked by social media -- collides with an immovable object -- the corporatized branding colossus known as the International Olympic Committee.
Social Sports is near and dear to my heart. My company is betting on the power of social media to transform every aspect of the sports ecosystem from ...
Time Running Out for IOC to Roll Back Saudi Discrimination (Beirut) – The Saudi sports minister and head of the Saudi National Olympic Committe...
With his wire-rimmed glasses and measured speech, Rogge -- a Belgian, former surgeon and Olympic yachtsman -- cuts a distinguished figure. He met Metro for an exclusive interview at the IOC's headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Ramping up for the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil is promoting tax incentives that allow companies and individuals to invest a portion of their income taxes in programs connected to Olympic sports.
While the world waits with bated breath to see if Japan can avert a nuclear disaster, we can all at least breathe a sigh of relief knowing that anothe...
This week marks the five-month countdown to the 39th anniversary of Title IX, the law prohibiting discrimination in educational programs receiving federal tax dollars, including sports.
Women can't jump? The International Olympic Committee said it "needs more time" to decide the fate of women's ski jumping in the 2014 Winter Games.
The pettiness of the International Olympic Committee will be key when the IOC decides whether to approve women's ski jumping for the Winter Olympic program next week. Will they have fresh reasons to say no?
Next week, a trial is scheduled to begin that could determine the fate of drug testing in professional sports. Although not as sexy as last year's A-Rod confessions, this case is far more important.