ARTICLES RELATING TO IOC

Rio's dirty water in question

2015-02-24 16:02

IOC members will meet in Rio de Janeiro to understand if its waters are not completely clean for the sailing events in 2016.

IOC to have own TV channel

2014-12-08 19:00

The IOC have approved plans to set up its own dedicated digital channel, aimed at providing continuing exposure of the Olympics.

Ex-African Olympic head dies

2014-09-15 19:33

Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died at the age of 82.

IOC inks mega TV deal

2014-05-08 10:57

The IOC and US broadcaster NBC-Universal announced they have reached a TV rights deal worth $7.65bn.

IOC lifts ban on India

2014-02-11 09:49

India has returned to the Olympic fold after the IOC lifted a ban on its Olympic association, a top official has said.

UN chief denounces attacks on LGBT people

2014-02-06 15:09

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned attacks against homosexuals, touching on the gay rights issue in Russia that has overshadowed preparations for the Sochi Olympics.

IOC sets up $10m doping fund

2013-12-14 21:53

The International Olympic Committee has set up a $10 million anti-doping fund to boost detection methods.

Lance's medal in IOC vault

2013-10-02 14:31

Disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong 2000 Olympic bronze medal is now back in the hands of the IOC.

Bach elected to conduct IOC

2013-09-10 19:00

Thomas Bach has achieved a long-held dream as he was elected to the most powerful position in sport, president of the IOC.

Wrestling back in Olympics

2013-09-08 18:06

Wrestling has been reinstated into the Olympic programme for the 2020 and 2024 Games, beating baseball/softball and squash.

 

IOC opens 2024 Olympic bids

2015-01-15 20:59

The IOC expects a high level of interest in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games after Rome and Boston already showed interest.

IOC to unveil major changes

2014-11-14 12:27

The IOC will unveil plans to overhaul parts of the sporting extravaganza next week as they look to make the Games more attractive.

Indian minister irked by basketball turban row

2014-07-24 16:13

Basketball's no-headgear rule has irked the Indian sports minister who has reacted with anger after two Sikh members of the men's national team had to remove their turbans.

Sochi's stored snow on ice

2014-02-12 10:14

Sochi Olympic organisers see no need to bring in stored snow to cope with the warm temperatures in the mountains.

IOC president: 'It's time it finally starts'

2014-02-07 18:36

Eager to get past disputes and see the flame, Bach says: 'The sun is shining on the games.'

Russia gay law sparks outrage before Olympics

2014-01-23 11:36

Russia's anti-gay legislation has prompted harsh criticism from international leaders, top athletes and rights activists ahead of its hosting of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

IOC retains Indian suspension

2013-12-11 13:17

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says a suspension of the Indian Olympic Association will be maintained.

Coe hails Bach appointment

2013-09-11 20:00

Sebastian Coe says that Thomas Bach is "the perfect choice" to head the Olympic movement as new president of the IOC.

Lance still holding onto medal

2013-09-09 17:30

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has yet to hand back his Sydney 2000 Olympic medal to the IOC after he was stripped of it.

IOC finances near $1bn

2013-09-08 17:12

Outgoing International Olympic Committee chief Jacques Rogge has announced financial reserves edging close to a billion dollars.

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