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2024 Olympics

Photo: Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi speaks at a city hall press conference about the decision against pursuing the 2024 Olympic Games; the decisions must be approved by the city's assembly - ANSA

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2024 Olympics

Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi formally announces end to 2024 Olympics bid, cites cost, says city 'already full of empty venues' - @giannimerloAIPS

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2024 Olympics

Rome's new mayor, Virginia Raggi, decides to withdraw the city's backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, city hall official says - Reuters

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6-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller sues ski manufacturer Head as he seeks to resume World Cup racing with a different supplier - AP

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

Hacking group 'Fancy Bears' release 4th batch of documents allegedly stolen from WADA database; athletes from Canada, US, Spain and UK targeted

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2016 Olympics

Rio Olympic CEO says his privately-run budget needs $30 million in public money to meet obligations - AP

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2016 Paralympics

Russian president Vladimir Putin says hack of doping agency database 'raises a lot of questions' about banning of Paralympic athletes - RT

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2016 Olympics

Russian hackers release 3rd batch of documents allegedly stolen from sports doping agency database; athletes from UK, Denmark, Australia, Spain, Germany targeted

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

IOC President to ask Russia for help to stop hackers revealing medical files of Olympic athletes - AP

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Olympics

Valeri Liukin, former Olympian and father of US Olympian Nastia Liukin, named new USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator - NBC Sports

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

More: WADA says hackers released data of 25 athletes from US, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, Denmark, Poland, Romania, and Russia - AP

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

Hackers have leaked another batch of athlete data, World Anti-Doping Agency says - Reuters

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2016 Paralympics

Iran's 5-a-side football team reaches semifinals in 2016 Rio Paralympics - Mehr News

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

Venus Williams' agent releases statement WADA hack, says Williams was granted therapeutic use exemptions 'when serious medical conditions have occurred' and those exemptions were 'reviewed by an anonymous, independent group of doctors, and approved for legitimate medical reasons' - AP

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

World Anti-Doping Agency: No comment on Russian hacker allegations US athletes receive unfair treatment - NBC News

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

Hacking group 'Fancy Bear' claims WADA database shows Williams sisters, Simone Biles among 'dozens' of US athletes who have tested positive for doping; no independent support of claim - Guardian

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2016 Olympics

Statement: US anti-doping agency says 'cowardly and despicable' that Russian hackers would have stolen Olympic athlete information to deceive - @Ry_Madden

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2016 Olympics

WADA chief on cyber attack: 'Let it be known that these criminal acts are greatly compromising the effort by the global anti-doping community to re-establish trust in Russia further to the outcomes of the Agency's independent McLaren Investigation Report'

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

More: WADA says phishing suspected in hacking of database, reaching out to IOC, others to inform impacted athletes

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World Anti-Doping Agency hacked

World Anti-Doping Agency: Russian cyber attackers hacked, released athlete medical data during Rio Games

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