Rome 2024 Bid Announcement Delayed Following Meeting Between Bach and Malagò

No announcement will be made on the future of the Rome 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid until Tuesday, Oct. 11, insidethegames has been told today. This...

Rio 2016 Olympic Security Force Members Threaten to Quit Over Poor Accommodation and Working...

Hundreds of Brazilian National Force officers, who form part of the security force for next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, have threatened...

IOC Working for Gender Equity in the Olympic Movement

The first Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896 were not open to women. Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the International Olympic...

Jamaican Bobsleigh Team Launches Campaign to Raise Money to Hire Coach

Jamaica's bobsleigh team has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for a coach as they bid to compete at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic...

Security Preparations Begin at Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Sites

South Korean authorities today started security checks on Olympic facilities in preparation for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games. In all 740 officials from 19 Government...

USA Hockey Prepares for Pyeongchang 2018 Without NHL Stars

A first glimpse has been given of the likely United States ice hockey team at the next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang after...

Alpine Skiing Star Hirscher Retires Following Record-Breaking Career

By Patrick O'Kane | Double Olympic Alpine skiing champion Marcel Hirscher has announced his retirement from the sport.

Features of WADA’s new List of Suspended Athlete Support Personnel

The recently released list of ‘Suspended Athlete Support Personnel’ by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) contains 114 names, including nearly 30 nationalities, followed by...

Proposal to Raise Minimum Figure Skating Age Rejected

By Liam Morgan | A proposal to raise the minimum age in figure skating at major events including the Olympic Games from 15 to 17...

Open Reception Center for refugees in Athens visit by IOC President Thomas Bach

Having visited the Open Reception Centre for refugees in Athens, IOC President Thomas Bach announced that on the initiative of the Hellenic Olympic Committee...

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