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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...

Michele Verroken: The Doping Crisis and the Sense of Déjà Vu

Having worked in anti-doping for more than three decades, I am hugely disappointed and frustrated with the present state of anti-doping. So much has been...

IOC Threatens Legal Action Against Rival Kuwait Olympic Committee

A "parallel" National Olympic Committee set up by the Kuwaiti Government has been threatened with legal action by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for...

Anger as Rio 2016 Officials Fail to Pay Staff and Companies Because of Financial...

Workers and companies employed by Rio 2016 have still not been paid as the Organizing Committee continues to face problems fulfilling its financial obligations, insidethegames...

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...

Tokyo 2020 President Vows to Take Torch Relay to Disaster-Affected Areas

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has vowed to ensure the Olympic and Paralympic Games Torch Relay visits a number of disaster-hit areas across Japan. Mori,...

Alan Hubbard: Angling For a ‘Plaice’ in the Olympics is No Joke

So, fishing is angling to become an Olympic sport. Join the queue. The international governing body for fishing has applied for it to be part...

Around $14.3 Million Spent on Rome’s Bid for 2024 Olympics, CONI President Says

Approximately $14.3 million was spent on Rome’s aborted bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI)...

Disaster-Hit Fukushima Earmarked to Host Events at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe have reportedly "agreed" that some Tokyo 2020 Olympic events should be...

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