70 percent of Russian athletes cleared to compete at Rio 2016

70 percent of Russian athletes cleared to compete at Rio 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled the Olympic committee’s blanket ban of any athlete with a past doping sanction is “unenforceable,” Reuters reports. Based on the ruling, the IOC decided to allow 271 of 389 Russian athletes to compete in Rio, including 31 of 35 swimmers during the game’s first week. The CAS […]

Women’s Olympic Soccer Day 1 Recap

Women’s Olympic Soccer Day 1 Recap

Women’s Olympic Soccer Day 1 Recap The 2016 Olympic games started early for the women’s soccer tournament. All 12 teams were in action as the favorites looked to start the tournament off on the right note. Canada (2) vs. Australia (0) It was a dream start for the Canadian team as they recorded the fastest […]