A ministerial investigation into corruption and mismanagement in the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), seeping through to various of the country's sports federations, is currently being carried out.
An extensive report into USA Swimming claims that the swimming body has knowingly ignored and actively covered hundreds of abuse cases taking place in a culture that accepted sexual relations between coaches and under-age athletes.
Independent Testing Authority’s independence is questioned by swimming coaches who call on aquatic sports to “not succumb to the massive pressure from the IOC” to join the ITA, calling it a ‘broken system’.
The IOC has unveiled a new scheme aiming to reduce the cost of hosting summer and winter Olympic Games with more than $1 billion. Is it enough to curb years of cost overruns, asks Professor of sports economics, Wladimir Andreff.