Hypocrisy isn't new in sports, it's just more obvious in PGA Tour-LIV Golf merger, 2023 June 8
When the PGA Tour overcame its indignation and agreed to merge with LIV Golf -- despite the human rights abuses of its Saudi Arabian backers -- the flip-flop followed a long-established tradition in sports of flexible attitudes that often hurtle into full-blown hypocrisy.
IOC gives resounding thumbs-up to Paris' Olympic plans, as organizers chase LVMH deal, 2023 June 7
An IOC inspection team gave a resounding thumbs-up Wednesday to Paris' preparations for the 2024 Olympic Games, declaring "a very, very high level of confidence" despite unresolved questions about financing and security.
IOC recommends terminating boxing body's Olympic status, 2023 June 7
The IOC finally ran out of patience with the International Boxing Federation on Wednesday and set a date to terminate its Olympic status this month.
Rowing to allow 'limited number' of Russians to compete in key Olympic qualifier, 2023 June 7
The governing body of rowing said Wednesday it will allow a "limited number" of Russians to return to competition for the world championships in September, a key event to qualify for next year's Paris Olympics.
Future of Olympic boxing body on agenda at IOC meeting on Wednesday, 2023 June 6
The Olympic future of boxing's long-exiled governing body could be decided Wednesday at an IOC meeting called at short notice.
Olympic sports leaders meet amid uncertainty over Russians competing at 2024 Paris Games, 2023 May 31
Olympic sports bodies were meeting Wednesday amid ongoing uncertainty about if and how Russian athletes could return to their competitions ahead of the 2024 Paris Games.
Panel of historians starts 3-year review of 1972 Munich Olympics attack, 2023 May 30
A panel of historians set up to review the 1972 attack on the Munich Olympics is starting its three-year mission to examine what happened before, during and after the events of five decades ago on Tuesday, the German government said.
2-time Olympic figure skater Keegan Messing announces retirement, 2023 May 26
Two-time Olympian Keegan Messing, one of the most popular figure skaters of his generation, announced Friday that he was retiring from competition after a career that spanned nearly three decades and included two Canadian championships.
France's first female Olympic president resigns, 2023 May 25
The president of France's Olympic Committee resigned unexpectedly on Thursday, the latest leadership shake-up of French sports and preparations for the Summer Olympics in Paris next year.
Russian sailors offered limited option to qualify for Paris Olympics, 2023 May 24
Russian and Belarusian sailors are set to get their only path to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics at a last-chance event in France next year -- an option described as "madness" by Russia's top sailing official on Wednesday.