Relations with both the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and Rio 2016 have been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today following the arrest of Carlos Nuzman, President of both organisations.
Rio 2016 and Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman has been arrested by Brazilian police today for alleged involvement in a vote-buying scandal connected to their successful bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rio 2016 bid chiefs met with businessman at heart of vote-buying scandal three weeks before IOC vote
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman and right-hand man Leonardo Gryner met with a businessman at the centre of the vote-buying scandal less than a month before the Brazilian city was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a confidential report has revealed.
Water pollution concerns in the Odaiba area have grown after a Tokyo 2020 survey revealed the quality was not good enough to meet International Swimming Federation (FINA) and International Triathlon Union (ITU) standards.
French banking group Société Générale defends anti-corruption practices amid links to Rio 2016 vote-buying scandal
French financial services company Société Générale has moved to defend its anti-corruption practices after being dragged into the investigation into the bidding process for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games awarded to Rio de Janeiro.
Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) have been appointed to help deliver the drugs testing programme during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, it was announced today.
The Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium that hosted canoe slalom at last summer’s Games has become the first Rio 2016 venue to be re-opened as a legacy for the local population.
French Sports Ministry set for seven per cent budget cut only two weeks after Paris awarded 2024 Olympics
France’s Sports Ministry is set to suffer a seven per cent cut in its annual budget, according to figures included in the Government’s 2018 Finance Bill.
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has launched new graphics that are to feature on posters and banners across the city and during the planned 1,000 days to go celebrations.
The Japan Football Association (JFA) will appoint former Sanfrecce Hiroshima manager Hajime Moriyasu to coach the Japanese men's team at their home Tokyo 2020 Olympics, it has been reported.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been welcomed to Marseille by French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, following the award of the 2024 Olympic Games last week.
Thomas Bach has finished a two-day visit to Los Angeles to help them celebrate being awarded the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Paris 2024 have held a celebration in front of their City Hall to mark the French capital being awarded the rights to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has led the “Celebrate '28” parade through the Californian city as organisers continue to mark being awarded the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Football legend Romário de Souza Faria, now an outspoken Senator, has called for a Parliamentary Commission Inquiry to investigate Carlos Nuzman and the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB).