Russian sport has the strength to handle the current sanctions imposed by various federations and has already successfully implemented numerous "anti-crisis" measures, according to Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin. Speaking at a board meeting of his ministry on Monday, Matytsin outlined the pressures that Russian sport has faced since the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended a … Continue reading Russia’s brave response to global sports sanctions
The IOC threw its support behind the decision to ban Russia’s track-and-field team from the Rio Olympics and said Saturday it plans to “further far-reaching measures” to crack down on doping ahead of the Games. Image: The International Olympic Committee meeting held between 1-3 June, 2016. The International Olympic Committee said it “welcomes and supports” and … Continue reading IOC Backs IAAF Ban On Russia.
The International Olympic Organizing Committee (IOC) says a total 450,000 condoms will be distributed during the Rio Olympics to be hosted in Brazil. This number is 3X the amount shared during London's 2012 version of the sports event. Image: Worker at a condoms manufacturing company. For the first time, according to a report, female condoms … Continue reading IOC Distributing 450,000 Condoms For Rio Olympics.