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Budapest 2024 Officials Devise Inventive Athletics and Olympic Village Legacy Proposals

Budapest 2024 officials may have found an answer to one of the Olympic Movement’s most intractable problems: how to deliver a worthwhile legacy for...

Why the Olympic Mission to Rio Matters

If the Olympic Games has become the modern day equivalent of the moon landings as the whole world watches on in anticipation as something...

David Owen: Cold War II – a Sequel that Los Angeles, Like the Rest...

Throughout my time covering the Olympic Movement - about 15 years - we have tended to take a pretty dim view of the boycott-marred...

Google chairman and violinist Vanessa Mae to help decide direction of Olympic Movement

Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt, Britain's former Culture Minister Dame Tessa Jowell and violinist Vanessa Mae are among a group of experts who will...

IOC and the United Nations share the same values

Underlining that the IOC and the United Nations “share the same values  of contributing to a better and peaceful world through sport,” IOC President Thomas...

Thomas Bach’s Open-Door Olympic Laboratory

How to run the Olympic Games? The former Soviet Union once campaigned for the IOC to introduce UN-style one-country-one-vote membership. President Thomas Bach’s innovative ‘Agenda 2020’ scrutiny,...

Sochi 2014 Has Potential To Damage Olympic Brand

For Sochi 2014, read Beijing 2008: it has long been hard to resist the temptation to bracket together the Olympic Movement's principal recent flirtations...

Many Young People Don’t Know About Pierre de Coubertin, Warns Trinidad and Tobago Olympic...

The future of the Olympic Movement is under threat, warned President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Brian Lewis. Many young people do...

‘Uniqueness Of Olympics Has To Be Respected’ Warns IOC As Bach Holds Summit With...

A commission has been set-up by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to investigate the increasingly crowded sporting calendar but which has already decreed that...

IOC Receives “Strong” Reassurances from Russia following Anti-Gay Bill Debacle

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today received "strong" reassurances from the Russian Government that "everyone will be welcome" at Sochi 2014 regardless of...

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