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.

Rio around 80% ready for Olympics

2015-12-09 20:03

Almost 80 per cent of venues in Rio de Janeiro have been completed for next August's Summer Games.

ICC to explore Olympic inclusion for cricket

2015-11-22 22:45

The ICC have confirmed they will explore ways to remove hurdles for the sport's inclusion at the Summer Games.

IOC suspends Kuwait Olympic Committee

2015-10-27 19:49

The Kuwait Olympic Committee has been suspended by the IOC with immediate effect.

5 cities vie to host 2024 Olympics

2015-09-16 09:23

Five cities have been officially named as candidates to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Rio waters rife with sewage? WHO seeks virus tests

2015-08-03 11:53

The World Health Organisation want virus testing to be done at all the 2016 Rio Olympic venues after an alarming probe showed a serious health risk to Olympic athletes.


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 wants independent doping controls by 2018

2015-12-10 19:26

A new independent anti-doping programme is to be up and running by the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Air conditioning in Rio athletes village cut

2015-12-03 21:01

The 10 500 athletes at next year's Olympics will feel first-hand the deep budget cuts buffeting the Rio de Janeiro Games: they won't have air conditioning.

IOC provisionally suspends Diack

2015-11-10 19:48

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has provisionally suspended former IAAF president Lamine Diack.

IOC: FIFA must appoint "external candidate"

2015-10-08 17:24

IOC president Thomas Bach called on FIFA to consider a "credible external candidate" as president.

Paris submits 2024 Olympic bid

2015-09-12 13:19

Paris has submitted a bid to the IOC to host the 2024 Olympic Games, though there are a number of other possibilities.

Blatter gives up IOC membership

2015-08-03 10:46

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has been relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership.

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