All posts tagged "IOC"
Olympics and Paralympics/ 3 months ago
EDITORIAL | Get Russia Out of Ukraine, Then Invite Its Athletes to the Olympics
Using the Asian Games as a backdoor despite the war, the IOC seems determined to find a pathway for Russia to...
Sports/ 4 months ago
EDITORIAL | The IOC Plan to Welcome Back Russian Athletes Is a Foul Violation of the Olympic Spirit
In practice, the IOC position is simply toadying to authoritarian regimes and powerful interests while showing it is prepared to turn...
News/ 1 year ago
Global Sports Community Punishes Russia for its Invasion of Ukraine
Russian teams and athletes have been isolated and sanctioned. Major events have also been moved out of Russia or canceled as...
Olympics and Paralympics/ 1 year ago
Beijing 2022 Olympics Closing Ceremony Ends on Minimalistic ‘Snowflake’ Theme
“You supported each other, even when your countries are divided by conflict. May the political leaders around the world be inspired...
Anna Shcherbakova Wins Gold in Stunning Upset After Kamila Valieva Collapse; Kaori Sakamoto Collects Bronze
Valieva wilted under the Olympic heat in titanic fashion, thereby allowing the 17-year-old Shcherbakova to win the gold.
EXCLUSIVE: Victor Conte Says Drug Likely Given to Kamila Valieva Without Her Knowledge, Sees Coverup
“The delay in the positive test being announced seems likely to be an attempt to cover up the result,” wrote Conte,...
CAS Rules for Kamila Valieva, Russian Star Allowed to Continue Competing in Beijing
The IOC, World Anti-Doping Agency and International Skating Union all wanted the 15-year-old Valieva ejected from the Olympics after it was...
Kamila Valieva Continues to Train as Hearing to Determine Her Fate Looms
Should Valieva be disqualified, Russian world champion Anna Shcherbakova would become the favorite for the gold medal.
Hearing on Kamila Valieva to be Held Sunday Night, Decision Expected Monday Afternoon
The IOC and ISU are appealing to overturn the reinstatement of Valieva by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency.
Features/ 1 year ago
[ICE TIME] Plot Thickens in Kamila Valieva Doping Case as IOC Moves to Eject Young Star
The ruling in the CAS hearing could impact the medal results of the team event. If the Russian is disqualified, the...
Russian Superstar Kamila Valieva the Focus of Drug Test Controversy
If the Russian Olympic Committee, which won the team event, is disqualified, the United States would get the gold medal, Japan...
Olympics and Paralympics/ 2 years ago
Former Fencer Yuki Ota Among Quartet of New IOC Athletes’ Commission Members
Longtime NBA star Pau Gasol, Italian swimming icon Federica Pellegrini and cyclist Maja Włoszczowska are the other new members.