IOC Refuses Chinese Taipei Name Change for Tokyo 2020

By Thomas Giles | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said that Chinese Taipei cannot change its name to Taiwan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The...

Russian Olympic Committee Officials Discuss Doping at IOC Meeting

By Thomas Giles | Russian officials insisted they are committed to anti-doping initiatives after hosting a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Russian Olympic...

IOC Unveils Gender Equality Proposals on International Women’s Day

Twenty-five recommendations for boosting gender equality in sport have been unveiled by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today. The proposals, published to coincide with International...

IOC Lifts Russian Olympic Committee Suspension

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today lifted its suspension of Russia, the organization has confirmed. The decision was announced by Russian Olympic Committee (ROC)...

IOC Decision to Lift Russian Ban after Olympics Provokes Widespread Anger

A group of National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) have stepped up criticism of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following the decision to lift Russia's suspension...

USA’s Randall, Finland’s Terho Elected to IOC Athlete’s Commission

With a record 83.86 percent of athletes at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics voting, Ema Terho from Finland (ice hockey) and Kikkan Randall from the...

IOC Begins Los Angeles 2028 Installment Payments

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has started honoring its financial commitments under the Host City Contract for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Los Angeles...

IOC Meandered but had Right Response to Russian Doping Scandal

They got there in the end. It was not so much a meandering path as a three-year long deviation around Siberia, up the Urals and...

IOC trying to perform delicate balancing act as Russia faces Pyeongchang 2018 ban

Russia is not currently contemplating a boycott of next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang but the final decision will rest with President Vladimir...

Bach: IOC Not a World Government but Will Prioritize Human Rights in Olympic Host...

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has outlined the body's strategy towards human rights issues in countries hosting the Olympic Games. Speaking at the...

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