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.

IOC defends stance on Russian doping

2017-08-04 20:18

The IOC defended its stance on Russia despite being criticised for baulking at calls to ban the country outright from last year's Rio Olympics.

IOC chief stresses cost cuts during Tokyo visit

2017-06-28 09:28

IOC vice-president John Coates kicked off a three-day evaluation of Tokyo's preparations for the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday by emphasizing the need to cut costs

Sevens stays at Olympics until 2024

2017-06-10 06:59

Rugby Sevens has been given the nod to remain an Olympic sport until at least the 2024 Summer Games.

IOC freezes grants to Kenyan Olympic body

2017-03-09 21:00

The ICO imposed a freeze on grants to the Kenyan Olympic committee in a move which would affect the running of national sports activities in the country.

Only one Russian athlete has returned medal to IOC

2017-02-13 17:04

So far only one of the Russian athletes stripped of Olympic medals for doping has given it back to the International Olympic Committee.

IOC refuses to lift Kuwait sports ban

2017-01-01 16:45

The International Olympic Committee has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to lift a 14-month sports ban while the Gulf State amends a controversial law.

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.


Fredericks heard by judge in Rio Olympics probe

2017-11-02 11:43

IOC member Frankie Fredericks has appeared before a Paris judge as part of a probe into graft allegations over the awarding of the 2016 Olympics to Rio.

Paris, LA both poised to win race to host Games

2017-07-11 10:48

The International Olympic Committee is poised to hand the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles in a landmark double hosting deal.

Trump to meet IOC chief at White House

2017-06-22 06:52

President Donald Trump, who has backed Los Angeles for the 2024 Olympics, will have a White House meeting with the International Olympic Committee chief.

McLaren 'frustrated' at response to doping report

2017-04-26 21:13

The "frustrated" author of a WADA report that laid bare state-sponsored doping across Russian hit out WADA and the IOC's response to his explosive findings.

Fredericks turns himself over to IOC ethics commission

2017-03-03 19:38

Former Olympic sprinter Frankie Fredericks has turned himself over to the IOC ethics commission.

IOC boss should resign, says Olympic champion

2017-02-09 17:01

Germany's Olympic discus champion Christoph Harting has called for International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach to resign.

28 Russians face action over Sochi doping

2016-12-23 14:08

The IOC has opened disciplinary cases against 28 Russian athletes whose urine samples were likely tampered with at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

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.

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