The International Olympic Committee says dozens of athletes could be banned from this year’s Olympic Games in Rio after new tests on samples from previous games turned out positive.
The head of Brazil's Olympic committee allegedly paid a $2 million bribe to secure votes for Brazil. The allegations came as police revealed a nine-month investigation into the corruption behind the Olympic bid.
The IOC is meeting in Peru this week, with the highlight meant to be the announcement of the hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. But recent events may cause delegates to have more pressing issues on their minds.
The IOC has voted to award two Olympic Games simultaneously for the first time in a century, due to a lack of candidates. DW takes a look at why no-one seems to be interested in hosting the Games anymore.
The president of Germany’s athletics federation has expressed frustration over a delay in the release of a survey on doping. The report indicated that the problem in athletics could be worse than previously thought.
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