IOC Warns Tokyo 2020 Budget Risks Giving Future Cities ‘Wrong Impression’ About Olympic Costs

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair John Coates has warned Tokyo 2020 officials that their current budget cap of $20 billion risks "giving...

FIFA Secretary General Threatens to Seek Damages Against ‘Illegal’ Kuwait Football Association

Soccer's world governing body FIFA has joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in threatening to seek damages against Kuwait authorities as a sporting and...

More than $500 Million to be Disbursed to National Olympic Committees

Having approved a 16 percent increase in Olympic Solidarity funds, the IOC Executive Board announced that a total of $509,285,000 will be distributed to...

Nick Butler: Business as Usual at Olympic Towers – but Will it Prove the...

If last week’s United States Presidential election taught us anything it is that, like with Brexit earlier in the year, pollsters, the media and...

Refugee Team Initiative to be Expanded as IOC to Spend $500 Million in Olympic...

A 16 percent increase has been approved for the next four-year cycle of Olympic Solidarity funding following a meeting of the International Olympic Committee...

Kuwait Body Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against IOC

Kuwaiti authorities have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for suspending the country in the Lausanne Civil Court, insidethegames...

Ethiopian Journalist Becomes First Male to win IOC Women and Sport World Trophy

An Ethopian sports journalist has become the first male winner of the IOC Women and Sport World Trophy. Dagim Zinabu Tekle was awarded the...

Nick Butler: IOC Evaluation Commissions Must do More to Foresee Problems in Olympic Organizing...

Inspection and reflection season has begun in International Olympic Committee (IOC) circles; an opportunity to consider the good, the bad and the ugly before...

Akaash Maharaj: WADA and the IOC Will Save or Destroy One Another

Earlier this month, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) convened a closed-door summit, to debate the future of the global anti-doping regime. The summit was...

Nick Butler: Rome and Tokyo Show How Retaining Support of Governments Remains a Huge...

After a brief and no doubt much-needed break post-Rio 2016, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been back working on his air...

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