Exclusive: Isinbayeva granted special permission by IOC to stand for election to Athletes’ Commission...

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva was one of five athletes granted special permission to stand for a place on the International Olympic Committee (IOC),...

Budapest 2024 Inspires Launch of Urban Games in Hungarian Capital

Budapest will stage an Urban Games next month which has been inspired by the Hungarian capital’s attempt to secure the hosting rights for the...

Bach Defends IOC Decision not to Ban Russia from Rio 2016

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has insisted that the IOC's response to the Russian doping scandal cannot be compared with that of...

Abughaush Produces Shock After Shock to Win First Olympic Gold Medal for Jordan

Britain's Jade Jones reigned supreme once again on the second day of taekwondo action at Rio 2016, while a new champion was born in...

IOC Delay Naming Athletes Caught in Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Re-Tests Until After...

Names of all 98 athletes to have tested positive following targeted re-analysis of drug tests at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games in Beijing...

Let’s Make the Refugee Olympic Team More Than a Symbol

The Refugee Olympic Team was a wonderful initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and I congratulate them on enabling 10 athletes who are refugees...

Member Resigns from IAAF Taskforce Amid IOC Investigation of Suspicious Payments

Frankie Fredericks has resigned as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Taskforce which is overseeing Russia's potential reinstatement following allegations...

Livid IOC Blames Referendum Loss on ‘Outdated Information’

By Evan Weiner | The International Olympic Committee suffered a defeat at the polls in Sion and Valais, Switzerland on Sunday as voters rejected a...

IOC President Thomas Bach Optimistic About Future of Rio and the Olympic Games

“History will talk about a Rio de Janeiro before the Olympic Games and a much better Rio de Janeiro after the Olympic Games” IOC President...

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...

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