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Hughes goes quickest in 200m heats

Overseas-born GB sprint hopeful Zharnel Hughes cruised into the 200m final of the British Championships in Birmingham.

Rome 2024 Olympics bid given backing

Italian capital Rome joins Boston, Hamburg and Paris as cities expected to bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Regatta build-up 'like Olympics'

Sir Steve Redgrave says the build-up to this year's Henley Royal Regatta "felt like the morning of an Olympic final".

IOC Evaluation Commission report released for YOG 2020 candidate cities

Read the report of the Evaluation Commission for the Winter Youth Olympic Games 2020 Brasov’s vision is to increase Romania’s visibility around the world, improve its capacity to organise large-scale events and develop its winter sports. Show More Summary

Medal Design Competition… we have a winner!

The standard of this year’s competition has pushed creativity and imagination to the limits, but our panel of judges has finally picked the winning design.  And that title goes to 20-year-old Burzo Ciprian from Romania with his medal,...Show More Summary

Volleyball: a brief history

As a student at the Springfield College in Massachusets, he had befriended James Naismith who, in 1891, had himself invented basketball. After graduating, Morgan went on to become director of physical education at the Young Man’s Christian...Show More Summary

IOC Coordination Commission begins second visit to Tokyo

Led by its Chair, John Coates, the Commission will spend two days (30 June – 1 July) in the Japanese capital visiting Games venues and meeting with the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and the local authorities. The meetings will focus on Tokyo 2020’s progress and its plans for the future. Show More Summary

Hard working Iranians taking strides towards Rio

While the Iranians have yet to qualify for an Olympic Games, their ascent over the last few years has been remarkable. After a 20-year absence, they reached the World Cup in 2011, and have featured at the last two world championships. Show More Summary

IOC awards all TV and multiplatform broadcast rights in Europe to Discovery and Eurosport for 2018-2024 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that all TV and multi-platform broadcast rights in Europe for the four Olympic Games in the 2018–2024 period have been awarded to Discovery Communications, the parent companyShow More Summary

Injury blow for Britain's Brownlee

Olympic triathlon bronze medallist Jonny Brownlee is poised to miss two key events after suffering a stress fracture.

Will Baku success boost GB in Rio?

After a successful European Games for Great Britain, BBC Sport assesses the impact on the team's Rio 2016 prospects.

Injured Bolt out of Paris & Lausanne

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt withdraws from the Diamond League races in Paris and Lausanne next month because of injury.

Ukad confirms doping investigation

UK Anti-Doping confirms it is investigating claims about doping techniques allegedly used by coach Alberto Salazar.

Statement from the President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach on the recent terror attacks on Tunisia, Kuwait and France

On behalf of the entire Olympic Movement I would like to express our sympathy for the families and friends of those touched by this tragedy. These cowardly attacks concern not only the countries directly affected but the whole world community. Show More Summary

Thomas Bach shows Lausanne citizens around the IOC

“The idea behind this open day was to show the population how we work. We also wanted to welcome the people of Lausanne, as they have always given us a warm welcome. It’s a way of saying thank you”, the President explained. In the space...Show More Summary

Join the Youth Olympic Games Ambassadors and get active!

Lindsey Vonn swapped her skis for sledging, Michael Phelps and Kjetil Jansrud hit the gym, Chad Le Clos took his football to the beach, Yuna Kim tried her hand at badminton, and the team in Lillehammer 2016 went… ski jumping! So what...Show More Summary

IOC President takes part in festivities marking the IOC’s 100 years in Lausanne

The 11.5km race and 5km walk highlighted the century of shared history between the IOC and the Olympic Capital by taking in various Olympic landmarks en route, including The Olympic Museum, the IOC headquarters, the former IOC headquarters...Show More Summary

Nanjing 2014 hands over the baton to Buenos Aires 2018

And what a Games it was! Almost 12 months have passed since Nanjing welcomed young athletes from 203 nations and put the ancient Chinese city on the map as a young and vibrant destination that is now hosting world class sporting events. To...Show More Summary

Romanian Gymnast Andreea Raducan in Lausanne to meet the IOC President

However she was disqualified after winning the all-round title after failing a drugs test, although it was apparent, that she unknowingly took the substance on the advice of her team doctor. Due to these circumstances Andreea has for many years hoped to be re-instated as the Gold Medal winner. Show More Summary

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