Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020

2019-09-13 10:52

One of Japan's top doctors has slammed the decision to hold the Olympics at the height of Tokyo's summer, warning that heatstroke will be the "biggest risk".

IOC reforms Olympic host city race

2019-06-26 15:36

The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many losers".

IOC chief calls Semenya case 'complicated and delicate'

2019-05-06 06:36

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has called the controversial gender case of Caster Semenya "extremely complicated and delicate".

IOC pledge €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame ready for Paris 2024

2019-04-18 15:58

The International Olympic Committee has pledged €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame is restored in time for the 2024 Paris Games.

Bobsled body suspends 5 Russians in fallout of Sochi doping

2018-12-14 12:32

Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov and four others have been provisionally suspended for doping in fallout from the Sochi Olympics

Samsung signs Olympic sponsorship to 2028

2018-12-04 13:54

Samsung has extended its IOC sponsorship deal through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, making it 30 years of Summer and Winter Games support

Boxing's under-fire rulers lodge crucial report with IOC

2018-04-26 09:11

Boxing's underfire rulers have handed over a crucial report on internal reforms to the IOC which is threatening to axe the sport from the 2020 Tokyo Games.

'Extremely worried' Olympics body threatens to expel boxing

2018-02-04 16:51

The IOC has threatened to axe boxing from the Tokyo 2020 Games and has concerns over possible match-fixing at Rio 2016.

IOC leaves weightlifting at risk of Olympic snub

2017-12-07 09:57

The IOC has left weightlifting at risk of being cut from the 2024 Olympics.

Olympic ban sparks outrage in Russia

2017-12-06 06:37

The move to ban Russia from the Winter Games sparking outrage in the country.


Cold comfort: Tokyo 2020 tests fake snow to beat the heat

2019-09-13 08:18

Tokyo 2020 organisers blasted volunteers with fake snow on Friday as they trial ever more extreme ways to beat the heat ahead of the Games.

IOC lifts India ban after Pakistan visa assurances

2019-06-20 20:35

The IOC has lifted a ban on India hosting international sporting events after receiving assurances over visas for Pakistani competitors.

IOC head Bach has 'sympathy' for Semenya

2019-05-04 09:35

IOC President Thomas Bach said he has "a lot of sympathy" for Caster Semenya after the star SA runner lost her appeal in a landmark case against track and field's governing body.

New global body aims to give athletes a voice

2019-02-14 14:04

The founders of a new global athletes' body say they will ensure their concerns are no longer brushed aside by the IOC and WADA.

Bach and IOC: No Olympic city ever as ready as Tokyo

2018-12-05 12:13

IOC President Thomas Bach and other International Olympic Committee members are calling Tokyo the best prepared host city in recent memory.

Four-time Olympic medallist banned for doping irregularities

2018-08-29 11:29

Beijing 2008 canoe sprint Olympic gold medallist, Inna Osypenko-Radomska, has been suspended for four years after refusing to undergo an out-of-competition drug test.

Samsung denies Olympics bid corruption allegations

2018-04-10 14:02

Samsung has denied allegations it illegally lobbied International Olympic Committee members to vote for Pyeongchang to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Triathlon governing body clears Schoeman of doping

2018-01-24 17:20

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Henri Schoeman has been cleared of the doping charges levelled against him.

Russia voices regret at Olympic ban

2017-12-06 11:04

Russia have reacted with disappointment but no great surprise after the country was banned from the Winter Olympic Games.

Le Clos named Youth Olympic Ambassador

2017-11-17 16:45

Chad le Clos has been announced by the International Olympic Committee as an Ambassador for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

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