Topic: International Olympic Committee
South Korea is pulling out all the stops in its third bid to host a Winter Olympics. Can it beat out iconic, Alps-filled Germany and France for the 2018 Games?
05/06/2011 12:48 pm
Runner Mohamed Marhum left behind poverty in Morocco to become a gold medal hopeful for Spain in the 2012 Olympics. The global sports trade is drawing more scrutiny as athletes trade talent for naturalization.
04/08/2011 09:30 am
Lana Lawless is a transgender who sued the LPGA Tour for a chance to play professional golf. LPGA players voted to give transgenders, like Lana Lawless, an opportunity to compete.
12/02/2010 03:48 pm
Entire team – six rowers, two coaches – was invited to US to train and compete in the world's biggest crew event
11/01/2010 06:38 pm
Fran Crippen, a 26-year-old Olympic hopeful from a family of prominent swimmers in Philadelphia, died near the end of a World Cup event in the UAE this weekend.
10/25/2010 01:32 pm
Lana Lawless, who underwent a sex change operation five years ago, has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the LPGA's 'female at birth' requirement violates her civil rights.
10/14/2010 01:43 pm
The heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) and the International Olympic Committee(IOC) say disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis must deliver proof of doping by former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong.
05/21/2010 12:29 pm
"Justice prevailed," said Dominique Dawes, who will now have a medal from each of her three Olympics and four overall.
04/30/2010 04:39 am
Chinese fans blamed China's sports system for the ruling that stripped gymnast Dong Fangxiao of her Olympic bronze medal because she was only 14 when she competed. The women’s team bronze will now go to the US gymnastics team.
04/28/2010 11:52 pm
If Israelis and Palestinians agreed to cohost the 2020 Olympic Games, it could help them clear hurdles to sustainable peace.
04/20/2010 10:33 am