Yelena Isinbayeva has officially announced her retirement from athletics, a day after being elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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Yelena Isinbayeva, banned by her own sport from taking part at Rio 2016, has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee, it was announced here today.
Isinbayeva hoping for Rio 2016 consolation as IOC Athletes' Commission election results to be announced
The results of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission elections are due to be announced here tomorrow and could provide Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva with some consolation for being forced to miss Rio 2016.
Brazilian authorities have issued arrest warrants for four senior executives who work for THG Sports and are accused of trying to sell tickets for the Olympic Games above their face value.
Almaz Ayana's world record in the 10,000 metres on the opening day of the Olympic athletics programme here has been questioned by Ireland's Sonia O'Sullivan, the woman affected more than anyone by the performances of the Chinese, whose performance the Ethiopian eclipsed.
Irish firm admit giving tickets to man arrested in Brazil but claim he was distributing them on their behalf
Rio 2016 has been threatened with legal action by Pro10 Sports Management, the authorised ticket reseller (ATR) for the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI).
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been asked to help get Russia's ban from next month's Paralympic Games overturned.
Yelena Isinbayeva officially confirmed tonight that she will stand to become the new President of the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) and her main target will be to get the country's ban from international competition lifted as soon as possible.
There could be a major overhaul of how tickets are distributed at the Olympic Games following the latest controversy at Rio 2016.
Yelena Isinbayeva is to travel here next Sunday (August 14) to campaign for election to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after a last ditch effort to be allowed to compete was rejected, she has announced.
Kosovo's historic Olympic gold medal is not in danger after the International Judo Federation (IJF) backed Majlinda Kelmendi following allegations she refused an out-of-competition drugs test in France in June.
Majlinda Kelmendi fulfilled what often appeared an impossible dream here tonight, winning an Olympic gold medal for Kosovo in judo.
Rio 2016 President claims committed to "zero tolerance" to doping after revealed Brazil stopped drugs testing before Olympics
Olympic hosts Brazil have been criticised by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after halting its drug testing programme during the build-up to Rio 2016.
Yelena Isinbayeva is considering standing to be the new President of the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF), potentially putting her into direct conflict with Sebastian Coe, who she again criticised today for the decision which prevents her from competing in the Olympic Games here.
Twitter has extended its relationship with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), announcing plans to build the Red, White and #BlueRoom at USA and provide social content.