IOC Report Finds Over 85% Of All Permanent Olympic Venues Are Still In Use

A report commissioned by the IOC found that over 85% of all Olympic venues are still used by their hosts after the Olympic Games end.


IOC President Bach Explains Stance on Russia Sanctions

Both Russian members of the IOC did not participate in Friday’s session despite president Thomas Bach’s support, according to Reuters. 


UN General Assembly Institutes Olympic Truce for Beijing 2022

The truce, as it has historically, takes effect seven days before the Games and lasts until seven days after.

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Paralympics Roundup: Afghan Athletes Unable to Leave Country, Pull Out of Games

Catch up on the biggest stories, both in and out of the pool, surrounding the Tokyo Paralympic Games.


Beyond The Lane Lines: Tchaikovsky To Serve As Temporary Russian Anthem

Learn something new in this latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring China, Russia and New Zealand among the topics.


Olympic Medals, Torches, and Other Memorabilia Up For Auction

Over 400 Olympic items are up for auction including a swimsuit from the gold medalist in the women’s 100 backstroke at the 1956 Olympics.


Thomas Bach: “Werden die Entscheidung der japanischen Partner akzeptieren”

Nach einer sechsstündigen Sitzung, in der die IOC-Führungskräfte die Olympische Agenda 2020+5 diskutierten und später verabschiedeten, beantwortete IOC-Präsident Thomas Bach…

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Thomas Bach für weitere 4 Jahre als IOC Präsident gewählt

Thomas Bach wurde am Mittwoch offiziell als Präsident des Internationalen Olympischen Komitees (IOC) wiedergewählt, nachdem er am Eröffnungstag der 137….

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Thomas Bach Rieletto Alla Guida Del Comitato Olimpico Internazionale

Thomas Bach è stato rieletto per un ulteriore mandato di quattro anni come presidente del Comitato Olimpico Internazionale (CIO)

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German Olympic Champion Stresses Importance of COVID-19 Vaccine

German Olympic swimming champion Michael Gross stresses the importance of vaccinating athletes in preparation for this summer’s postponed Olympic Games.


Brisbane, Australia Named Front-Runner to Host 2032 Olympics by IOC

At a recent Executive Board meeting, the IOC emerged with Brisane as the front-runner to host the 2032 Summer Olympics.

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Japanese PM Suga: “We Are Holding The Olympics This Summer”

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga reiterated once again last week that his nation’s intention is to indeed move forward with hosting the Games.


Tokyo Considering Spectator-Less Olympics But With Big Economic Impact

As the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee considers a spectator-less Olympics, the economic impact of such a decision is being studied.


Italian Flag Will be Allowed at Tokyo 2021 Olympics, CONI Autonomy Restored

Italian athletes will be able to represent their country during the 2021 Olympic Games following a decree restoring autonomy to the Italian Olympic Committee.


Swimming Australia President Perkins Looks To Possible Tokyo ‘Plan B’

Regarding media reports indicating the possibility of a cancelled 2020 Olympic Games, Swimming Australia has released its own statements regarding ”plan B.’