In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, the new Candidature Process is based on increased flexibility and an in-depth dialogue with the IOC and the Olympic Movement.
The re-analysis of samples from the Olympic Games Vancouver 2010 followed an intelligence-gathering and risk-assessment process that started in January 2017 in consultation with WADA and the International Federations.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched the Olympic Refuge Foundation, aimed at pursuing the work undertaken throughout the Olympic Movement over recent years to support refugees around the world. The creation of the Foundation is a further major initiative that has emerged from the strong and longstanding partnership between the IOC and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today elected eight new Members as well as a new Vice-President and three new Members of its Executive Board during the IOC Session.
In response to the contemporary needs of athletes, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes Commission today presented a focused, action-orientated, and engaging Strategy.
Argentinian Olympic basketball champion Luis Scola was announced today by the International Olympic Committee as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018.
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).
Buenos Aires 2018 is set to take the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to the next level as an event that engages young people, it was outlined this week during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission’s fourth visit to the host city. The four-parks concept, which was the main subject of discussion, aims to boost the number of young participants at the event by creating sports festivals across the city.
The IOC and McDonald’s have announced that they have mutually agreed to bring their Worldwide TOP Partnership to an end.
Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been proposed as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics…
In light of recent scandals, the World Anti Doping Agency has demanded the power to ban countries that are judged to have promoted systematic doping from international competition.
Today, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti is in Qatar presenting the city’s case for hosting the 2024 Olympics to the…
During the dismantling of the Rio 2016 Olympic facilities, one man died from electrocution and another lost his leg due to crashing in the beach volleyball arena. Both victims were outsourced workers hired to help dismantle the Olympic facilities.
Kirsty Coventry is set to be elected as the next vice-president of the International Surfing Association.
Hungarian breaststroker and former world record holder Daniel Gyurta is among four Olympic athletes named to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s “Athletes’…