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Removing a sport from the Olympics is one of the IOC's most sensitive tasks...The IOC executive board will meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, and announce Tuesday which of the current 26 sports on the Olympic program will be dropped for the 2020 Games.
Neil West was hired Thursday as the first chief operating officer of the British Olympic Association, a role linked to the 2012 London Games. West, 45, competed for Britain in canoe flatwater at world and European level and for Scotland at the
Portugal's Olympic committee has banned a female windsurfer for life for concealing her pregnancy so she could compete in the London Games. Despite being selected for the 2012 Olympics, Carolina Borges failed to turn up for the opening round of
Emma Hunt, Cate's Maddie Schrager, Sandeno, Carpinteria's Maddie Brooks, San Marcos' Annaka Avelar, Dos Pueblos' Paige Pighetti. Kaitlin Sandeno missed gold at the 2004 Athens Olympic games in the 400 Individual Medley by 0.12 seconds. While she won
Suggested Topics Tom Daley ended his mentoring role in the ITV1 diving reality series Splash! last night, tucking a six-figure cheque into his Speedos. For his erstwhile synchro sidekick Pete Waterfield, reality is somewhat different. He is
Mayor Ed Lee wants to establish a permanent nonprofit organization to help San Francisco secure major sporting events, from the Super Bowl to the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, he said Friday. The idea grew out of Lee's recent effort to raise up to $20
One Olympic sport will learn next month that its Games future is in jeopardy when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meets to decide the shape of the summer Games from 2020. The IOC's executive board, meeting in Lausanne on February 12 and 13,
Seven Olympic and Paralympic sports will attempt to win a funding reprieve for Rio 2016 on Wednesday. Last month UK Sport revealed a record £347m of investment over four years, with boxing and gymnastics among those to receive a substantial increase.
Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo says construction and renovations on the remaining arenas should be done by year's end. The 500-day countdown until Brazil hosts the 2014 World Cup began Monday with only two of the required 12 stadiums ready for action.
In December, UK Sport announced a record £347m worth of funding for Rio 2016, 11% up on London 2012, but basketball, handball, table tennis and wrestling lost all support. Those disciplines missed out due to the organisation's "no compromise"