High-stakes summit eyes anti-doping overhaul

2016-10-08 14:26

Top figures in world sport have met in a bid to overhaul the global fight against doping.

Indian officials under fire for Rio flop

2016-08-22 07:36

As Olympic under-achievers India head home from Rio, selfie-taking officials have been accused of failing to help its athletes taste success.

Relief, outrage after IOC 'passes buck' on Russia

2016-07-25 18:37

Russia breathed a sigh of relief after the IOC declined to impose a blanket ban on its competitors at the Rio Games over state-run doping.

Timeline of Russian doping scandal

2016-07-20 14:20

A look at a timeline of Russian doping and corruption scandals after the IOC will look into legal options to keep the country from competing in Rio.

IOC ban Russian sports minister from Rio

2016-07-19 17:48

The IOC has barred Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko and other ministry officials from attending the Rio Games.

Golfers skipping Rio not in line with WHO

2016-07-12 14:21

The International Olympic Committee says it "respects" the decision by several top golfers to skip the Rio de Janeiro Games because of the Zika virus

IOC calls for major 2017 anti-doping summit

2016-06-21 22:15

The IOC will call for a special summit on doping to be convened next year as part of its effort to purge drug cheats from sport.

'Dozens' of athletes likely banned from Rio

2016-05-18 11:30

IOC president Thomas Bach says "dozens" of athletes could be banned from the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio.

'No evidence' of Olympic bid corruption - Bach

2016-03-02 22:28

IOC president Thomas Bach says there was "so far no evidence" of corruption in the bidding for the Rio and Tokyo Olympics.

Sports bodies must clean up to protect credibility

2015-12-30 16:43

IOC President Thomas Bach believes that sports organisations must work harder than ever in 2016 to clean up their image.


IOC boss: More must be done to combat doping

2016-09-25 19:37

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach wants governments to do more to combat drugs in sport.

Olympics: a TV show for 5 billion people

2016-08-22 06:47

If you tuned into the Olympics, whether on television or your smartphone, then you belong to a multi-billion dollar club of five billion people.

45 new doping failures from Beijing, London - IOC

2016-07-22 15:07

Re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 London Games has uncovered 45 new doping failures.

IOC studying 'legal options' on Russian ban

2016-07-19 19:02

The IOC will study "legal options" before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics.

IOC's future at stake over Russia's Rio fate

2016-07-19 11:17

If the IOC does not ban Russia from the Rio Olympics for a state-supported doping scheme, they face possible destruction, athletes warned.

Kuwait seeks $1bn in damages from IOC

2016-06-23 10:56

Kuwait has filed suit in a Swiss court seeking $1 billion in damages from the IOC over its suspension from competition.

IOC backs IAAF's decision to ban Russia

2016-06-18 16:50

The IOC says it "welcomes and fully supports" the decision to ban Russia's track and field team from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

IOC confirms positive dope tests from Beijing Olympics

2016-05-17 17:59

The IOC says 31 athletes in six sports have tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

IOC boss concludes bid tour in LA

2016-02-02 07:15

The president of the IOC wrapped up his tour of the four bid cities for the 2024 Olympic Games with a visit to southern California.

IOC rejects SA Hockey appeal

2015-12-17 18:36

The SA Hockey Association has confirmed that neither the women or men's hockey team will be going to Rio 2016.

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