News tagged with olympic committee

Rio's Olympic golf course in legal bunker

The return of golf to the Olympics after what will be 112 years by the time Rio hosts South America's first Games in 2016 comes amid accusations environmental laws were got round to build the facility in ...

Sep 18, 2014
1 / 5 (1) 0

Still no 'justice for all' for female athletes

Spanish hurdler María José Martínez-Patiño, who in the 1980s endured harsh global media attention when she was subjected to unscientific gender tests, is co-author of a study that takes stock of current sexual verification ...

Aug 04, 2014
not rated yet 0

Sailing official wants Rio water pollution tests

Sailing's governing body may conduct independent water-quality tests in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympics and the site of Rio's first test event in 2½ months.

May 19, 2014
not rated yet 0

Russia promises 'green' 2014 Games

The head of Russia's Olympic committee said Wednesday that his country was set to host the greenest Games ever when the winter version of the sports extravaganza opens in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in ...

Jan 16, 2013
not rated yet 0