Olympics

Paris And Los Angeles To Host Summer Olympic Games in 2024, 2028

Which one of the two cities will be the first to host the Olympics, will be announced only in September, according to the decision of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland. Initially, Hamburg, Budapest, Rome, Paris and Los Angeles claimed for the

Usain Bolt loses one Olympic gold medal over teammate’s failed dope test

Carter's positive test means Bolt must return one of his nine Olympic gold medals, CNN reports. The 30-year-old Bolt cemented his status as an all-time great by completing an unprecedented 'triple triple' in Rio 2016, becoming the only man to win all

McLaren report: More than 1,000 Russian athletes involved in state-sponsored doping

The London 2012 Olympics were “corrupted on an unprecedented scale” by Russia’s government and sports authorities, who colluded to ensure the country’s sportspeople were able to take a cocktail of banned performance-enhancing drugs yet evade doping tests, it has been revealed,

Rio 2016: Canoeist Cheban bags second gold for Ukraine

Ukraine's Iurii Cheban has won gold with 39.279 points in the final round of the single canoeing event. Valentin Demyanenko from Azerbaijan claimed the silver medal with 39.493 points, bronze went to the Barazilian Isaquias Queiroz Dos Santos (39.628 points). Iurii Cheban brought

Rio 2016: Ukraine’s athlete Bondarenko wins bronze in high jump

Ukraine’s athlete Bohdan Bondarenko has won the bronze medal in high jump at 2.33 m at the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Joinfo.ua reports. The Canadian Derek Drouhin has won gold with the result of 2.38 m and Motaz Barsha of

Rio 2016: Gymnast Oleh Verniaiev wins first Olympic gold for Ukraine

The Ukrainian gymnast Oleh Verniaiev, 22, has won the gold medal with the result of 16.041 points, Joinfo.ua reports. USA's Danell Leyva won the silver medal with 15.900 points, Russia’s David Belyavskiy got 15.783 points and won the bronze medal. Verniaiev brought the first

Rio 2016: Wrestler Beleniuk bags fourth Olympic silver medal for Ukraine

Ukraine’s Zhan Beleniuk won the silver medal in a Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 85 kg competition at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Monday August 15, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine. In the decisive fight, he was beaten by Russian

Rio 2016: Ukrainian gymnast Oleh Verniaiev wins silver medal at the Olympic Games

Verniaiev was competing in the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around on Wednesday evening, UNIAN reports. Earlier, the gymnast took the first place in the qualification round on August 6 and was close to confirming his spot in the competition on August 10,

Rio 2016: Ukrainian Elina Svitolina outplayed Serena Williams at Olympics

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina outplayed the American in two sets of women’s tournament with a score of 6:4 and 6:3 and reached the quarterfinals, Joinfo.ua reports. On August 10, Svitolina will play the two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova from the Czech

Rio 2016: Ukrainian gymnast Radivilov reaches final

"Our gymnast has reached the final in his best vault and helped the whole team. We cheer for Ihor very much," Minister of Youth and Sport Ihor Zhdanov wrote on his Facebook page, according to Interfax-Ukraine. Earlier the representative of the