IOC Responds to WADA Independent Commission Report

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has now officially commented on the 323-page WADA Independent Commission (IC) Report, published today, that…

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Kirsty Coventry Attends IOC Athletes’ Forum This Week

Olympic gold medalist from Zimbabwe, Kirsty Coventry, is participating in the 7th International Olympic Committee (IOC) International Athletes’ Forum this…

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In Briefs 10/04/15: Fletcher Elevated To Elite, Brazil Waives Visas

The country of Brazil will grant 90-day visa waivers to benefit foreign Olympic tourists.

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No Toronto Bid Submitted For 2024 Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee announced today that they will not be moving forward with a Toronto bid for the 2024…

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Rome Puts Their Name In To Host The 2024 Olympic Games

“No other city in the world can offer an artistic, historical and cultural heritage that stretches over such an ample arc of time”


French Swimming Mourns the Passing of Two Greats from the Past

Last Friday, the FFN announced the deaths of two prominent figures in French swimming: Pierre Barbit and Monique Berlioux.

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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Boston’s 2024 Olympic Bid In Danger of Being Withdrawn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…