A jiu-jitsu tournament, scheduled to be held in Montreal last weekend, was cancelled after Montreal police said it would be illegal and arrests would be made. Organizers claim the sport of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu does not violate Canada's Criminal Code.
With the Olympic Committee focusing on environmental issues in the runup to the 2012 Olympics, one woman could not pass up the opportunity to highlight Japan's whaling policies ahead of their Tokyo 2020 bid.
The International Olympic Committee Executive Board decided Tuesday at a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, to remove wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games to change things up and add a new sport.
The Saudi Arabian female judo entrant to the London Olympics will compete after all, as an acceptable form of headscarf has been agreed upon between the International Judo Federation and the International Olympic Committee.
The Associated Press is reporting that the International Olympic Committee has opened an investigation into allegations that representatives from over 50 countries were involved in selling London Olympics tickets on the black market for profit.
The International Olympic Committee has asked for an investigation in the age of the Chinese Gymnastic gold medalist, He Kexin, as well as other members of China's gymnastic team after allegations were made which questioned whether Kexin was eligible.