Rio 2016 Organizing Committee Launches Mascots

Hopeful to raise close to 400 million US$ in retail sales from branded merchandise, the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee launched its mascots, saying they were inspired...
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IOC Starts Disciplinary Procedures Against 28 Russian Athletes from Sochi 2014

Following the publication of the completed WADA Independent Person (IP) Report on 9 December 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that 28...

IOC Reaching New Scale of Media Operation for 2020 Games Location Announcement

When some years ago the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a session to discuss the future of the Olympic movement, there was a group...

Russian Olympic Committee Votes to Compete Under Neutral Flag in Pyeongchang

The Russian Olympic Committee has voted unanimously to agree to let the country's athletes compete under a neutral flag at Pyeongchang 2018. The decision to...

Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba in the frame for IAAF Athlete of the Year prize

Eliud Kipchoge and Mare Dibaba are the two stars to be nominated for the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athlete of the...

World Anti-Doping Agency to Swiftly Investigate Latest “Disturbing” Athletics Doping Allegations

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie is "very disturbed" by the latest widespread athletics doping allegations which have emerged, vowing to immediately...

Paris 2024 Aims for Inclusive Olympic Games

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo joined 100 of France’s leading social economy entrepreneurs and organizations at Paris’ City...

Figure Skater Gold’s Pyeongchang 2018 Hopes End after Pulling Out of US Championships

American figure skater Gracie Gold’s chances of competing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games have ended following her withdrawal from next month’s United...

Shiffrin and Stroman Honored by USOC with Awards for March

Skier Mikaela Shiffrin and baseball's Marcus Stroman have been named as the individual winners of the Team USA Best of March awards. The duo enjoyed...

City Council Approves Los Angeles 2028 Host City Contract

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously, 12-0, to authorize the City of Los Angeles to sign the Host City Contract with the IOC...

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