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Gymnastics 26 Oct 2020 | 1:44 PM

FIG president hopes Tokyo meet opens door for postponed Games

TOKYO (Reuters) - Morinari Watanabe is no stranger to pressure but the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) president says he has never felt such responsibility ahead of a four-nation meet in November that could "open the door" to the Tokyo Olympics.

Athletics 28 Jun 2020 | 10:44 AM

Olympics - Carlos leads U.S. call for scrapping of protest ban

(Reuters) - John Carlos, one of the two American Olympians who famously gave the Black Power salute on the podium at the 1968 Mexico Games, is leading a call for rules banning athlete protests at the Olympics to be scrapped.

Other Sports 17 Jun 2020 | 3:40 PM

Coates confident Equestrian Australia can clean up act before Tokyo

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Senior Olympics official John Coates is confident Australia will be able to send an equestrian team to next year's Tokyo Games despite the sport's governing body going into voluntary administration after having its funding cut off.

Metro News 05 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Event to mark World Olympic Day an eye-opening experience for underprivileged children

SIXTY-NINE children from the Lighthouse Children Welfare Home Association were treated to a day of fun activities to celebrate World Olympic Day on June 25.

Metro News 03 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Play date with ex-Olympians

SIXTY-NINE children from the Lighthouse Children Welfare Home Association were treated to a day of fun activities to celebrate World Olympic Day on June 25.

Letters 07 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Big challenge ahead for OCM

A letter from C. SATHASIVAM SITHERAVELLU, Seremban.

Community Sports 04 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

Former Olympians aim to play positive role in society

THE indomitable spirit ingrained within former Olympians can do wonders outside the sporting arena as shown by the Malaysian Olympian Association (MOA).

Other Sport 06 Dec 2017 | 6:34 AM

Olympics - Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found evidence of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of suspensions for the country's athletes in recent months.

Football 05 Dec 2017 | 6:24 PM

Kremlin to defend athletes against doping allegations, keep IOC ties

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will defend its athletes against doping allegations and work to preserve its ties with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.