IOC Member of Dignity and Wisdom remembered

David Miller recalls China's expansive sports leader He Zhenliang, former IOC vice-president who has died at eighty five after a long illness, was a...

Top Indian boxers confirm attendance at National Games despite rift surrounding sport

Many of India's top boxing stars have confirmed their participation at the National Games despite the ongoing rift between Boxing India and the Indian...

Pound and Sealy given top recognition in New Year’s Honours lists

Richard Pound and Austin Sealy, two of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s longest-serving members, have both been recognized in New Year's Honours lists. The...

Sports Diplomacy in Seoul Olympics

By former IOC Vice President Dr. Un Yong Kim, speaking on “How to make use of sports for deepening international understanding and for promoting...

Beijing 2022 Press Release

China launched a season of winter sport and cultural events The program is designed to foster the practice of winter sports in China and...

FIFA set dates for 2018 World Cup as Putin promises currency crisis will not...

FIFA announced today that the 2018 World Cup final will be played in Moscow on July 15 as Russian President Vladimir Putin promised the...

Cuban deal for Rio 2016 takes IOC’s total broadcast income in quadrennium to beyond...

At the end of a week in which United States President Barack Obama announced moves to normalise diplomatic and economic links with Cuba after...

United States will bid for 2024 Olympics but choose city later

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) today (December 16, 2014) formally committed itself to bidding for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics but decided not...

Papal support for Rome 2024 but others dismiss bid as “madness”

Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics has provoked a mixed reaction in Italy, with Papal support countered by concerns over whether the...

Mexico Olympic Committee President wants to revive joint Tijuana-San Diego Olympic bid for 2024

Mexico is trying to revive a joint bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics between Tijuana and San Diego, although its hopes appear set...

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