Boston’s Bid for 2024 Olympics Not A “Sure Thing”

With the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision on which city will host the 2024 edition of the Summer Olympic Games…


Tokyo 2020 Launches Application Process for the 2020 Games Additional Events

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today opened the application process for additional event(s) to be included at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020), which follows the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s approval of its Olympic Agenda 2020 last December.

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Swimming Set To Receive Second Highest IOC Funding Among All Olympic Sports

The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, the organization that represents all 28 sports on the 2016 Rio Olympic Program, is giving swimming one of the highest revenue distributions out of any sport.


In Briefs 04/22/15: IOC Learning Initiative, Rangelova Snags Olympic Standards, OHSAA State Meet Tradition Continues

The IOC takes on athlete education initiative, Bulgaria’s Rangelova makes waves and the OHSAA State Meet remains in Canton, Ohio in this edition of In Briefs.

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FINA Follows IOC In Releasing Compensation Figures

“The IOC ethics commission invites all the sports organizations of the Olympic movement to establish a similar policy and make…

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FINA President Dr. Julio Maglione elected as PASO President

FINA President and IOC Member Dr. Julio C. Maglione was elected as Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) President at the organisation’€™s Extraordinary General Assembly in Miami, Florida (USA) on Saturday April 11, 2015. Dr. Maglione will serve until 2016.

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IOC Agrees to Continue Providing Facilities at Olympic Museum During Iran Nuclear Talks

Press release courtesy IOC. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today agreed to a second request from the Swiss Government to…

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IOC to Conduct Additional Doping Tests on Samples Retained from Beijing Olympics

In light of intelligence gathered from recent positive doping cases, as well as pervasive accusations pointed at several sporting federations…


South African 2024 Olympics Bid Now Seems “Unlikely”

Organizers and fans hoping for a South African 2024 Olympic and Paraplympic Games bid were dealt a heavy blow, as…


IOC proposes relaxing Rule 40 on athletes, sponsorships during Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is looking set to relax one of its more contentious rules, one that limits athletes’ abilities to advertise or promote sponsored products.

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Boston Globe: City employees forbidden from criticizing 2024 Olympic bid

The city of Boston has officially ordered its public employees not to “denigrate or disparage” the town’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, the Boston Globe reports.


USOC releases first official promo video for Boston 2024 Olympic bid

The United States Olympic Committee officially selected Boston, Massachusetts as the city for the American Olympic bid in 2024, and now the USOC has released a short video hyping their selection.

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USOC Meets Thursday To Select US Candidate City For The 2024 Olympic Games

Representatives from the USOC will be meeting Thursday, January 8th at the Denver International Airport to consider a U.S. bid…


Four American Cities Prepare To Present Their 2024 Olympic Bids To USOC

On Dec. 16, four cities will present their bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games to the USOC. The USOC says the odds are good that they will be making a bid to the IOC to host the 2024 Olympic Games in America.


IOC “Women and Sport” Awards Honor Former Swimmers

Six remarkable women from around the world were honored with the International Olympic Committee’s 2014 “Women and Sports” awards in Monaco this week.

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