Carlos Arthur Nuzman, who also headed the Rio 2016 organizing committee, was found guilty of corruption, criminal organization, money laundering and tax evasion. The 79-year-old executive won't be jailed until all his appeals are heard.
Referees, judges and technical officials for the World Championships in Belgrade next month now face tough selection criteria, including background and other checks.
A brief look at some of the most notable news, scandals to hit the Olympic world since last Summer Games
Twenty-nine athletes from 11 countries will represent the Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo Olympics
The judging in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games had drawn strong criticism from boxers with several claiming to be victims of poor officiating
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.PIB/PTI Photo
Union Minister for Law and Justice, Kiren Rijiju addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.PIB/PTI Photo
Players of Malaysia and Belgium vie for ball during their FIH Men's Junior World Cup 2021 hockey match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.PTI Photo
Devendra Murgaonkar and Len Doungel of Jamshedpur FC in action during match 8 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between FC Goa and Jamshedpur FC, at the GMC Bambolim stadium in Goa.ISL/PTI Photo
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav acknowledges greetings of supporters during the 'Bahujan Mahapanchayat' rally on the Constituency Day, in Lucknow. Former MP Savitri Bai Phule is also seen.PTI Photo
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.