IOC Says They Will Not Test For Viruses in Rio’s Olympic Waterways

The International Olympic Committee announced they do not believe testing the viral levels in the Olympic waterways in necessary.


IOC Session Reviews Implementation Of Olympic Agenda 2020

Reports regarding the implementation of several of the recommendations of the Olympic Agenda 2020 were delivered at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur Tuesday.

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IOC President Pleased With Rio 2016 Progress

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach told reporters at the IOC executive board meetings in Kuala Lumpur that he was confident that Rio De Janeiro will put together a great Olympic Games next year.


Boston’s 2024 Olympic Bid In Danger of Being Withdrawn

Boston2024 may be in jeopardy as Boston mayor Marty Walsh announced he would refuse to sign any contract that would put future financial burdens on the residents of the city.


IOC confirms venues for swimming, open water at Tokyo 2020 Olympics, water polo to move facilities

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the host venues for a number of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games athletic events, including most of the aquatics disciplines.


IOC adds events to 2018 Winter Olympic lineup, official 2020 Summer lineup to be finalized by next summer

The International Olympic Committee has announced the inclusion of 4 more events to the next Winter Olympic Games, with a proposal process still open for additional events to be added to the 2020 Summer Games.

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IOC President Thomas Bach Significantly Increases Number of Women Nominated to IOC Commissions

These changes are another major step in the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement,”

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LEN Finds a New Home in Switzerland

After being situated in London, Rome and most recently Luxembourg LEN, the governing body of swimming in Europe, has found a new home in Nyon, Switzerland…

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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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