International Olympic Committee

LA 2028 Head Casey Wasserman Calls For Changes To Rule 50

“My view is pretty simple in that I don’t believe anti-racist speech is political speech,” Wasserman said in the statement.


Japanese Virology Expert Questions Whether Games Can Be Held In 2021

Japanese virology expert Kentaro Iwata has warned that, in the event of a new COVID-19 outbreak, hosting the event in the summer of 2021 might not be doable.


Japanese Olympic Committee Official Calls For Postponement Of 2020 Games

Kaori Yamaguchi, one of 23 executive board members on the Japanese Olympic Committee, has called for the postponement of the 2020 Games.


Tokyo 2020: IOC Fails To Investigate Alleged Labor Violations

As of last Aug. 57 people died resulting from heat-related illnesses between Jul. 29 and Aug. 4, among which was an Olympics construction worker.


IPC to Reinstate Russian Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee will reinstate the Russian Paralympic Committee in March despite its refusal to accept the findings of the McLaren Report.

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Mexican Olympic Committee Receives International Help

International sport organizations have pledged to provide financial support to Mexico

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LA Filled With Rich Diversity, Likely To Receive 2028 Olympic Bid

Recently Los Angeles has agreed to take the 2028 Olympic bid, instead of continuing to fight for the 2024 slot. With…

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IOC Confirms Gender Equality For Winter Youth Olympic Games 2020

The IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting concluded today with a number of innovative and impactful decisions for the future of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

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Former UN Secretary-General Ki-Moon Proposed To IOC Ethics Commission

Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been proposed as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics…


IOC Increases Number Of Women In Commissions By 70 Percent

President Bach has significantly increased the number of women appointed to a commission since his election, with 38 per cent…

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Watch the Hype Video for the 2024 Olympic City Bid, Los Angeles

“LA is a city of dreamers, where the impossible becomes possible.”


Lochte & Teammates Did Not Initially Tell USOC about Gunpoint Robbery

According to USA TODAY Sports, Ryan Lochte and his U.S. Olympic teammates did not initially inform the U.S. Olympic Committee about this weekend’s gunpoint robbery. Their failure to inform the USOC explains the confusion that ensued with the IOC after the incident.


Angela Ruggiero to Head IOC Athletes’ Commission

Angela Ruggiero is the new Chair of International Olympic Committee of athletes’ commission.

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IOC implements measures to safeguard athletes from harassment/abuse

The IOC announces they have taken appropriate steps in order to protect athletes in regards to harassment and abuse in sport.

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USOC Releases Statement “The Current Anti-Doping System Is Broken”

Following the publication of the McLaren report and a conference held by Richard McLaren that proves the use of state-sponsored doping in Russia, the United States Olympic Committee released a statement.