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Sport in UK facing strategy overhaul

Sport in the UK is facing a major overhaul in a bid to reverse disappointing participation figures and save the legacy of London 2012.

GB name men's four team for Worlds

Great Britain name Alan Sinclair, Stewart Innes, Tom Ransley and Scott Durant as their men's four for the World Championships.

South Sudan NOC granted full recognition at 128th IOC Session

IOC President Thomas Bach personally welcomed the South Sudan NOC, represented by its President Lt. Gen Wilson Deng Kuoirot and its Secretary General Tong Chor Malek Deran, into the Olympic fold and presented them with a certificateShow More Summary

A True “Fair Play” Story

President Thomas Bach expressed his gratitude to all four candidate cities: “I would like to thank and congratulate the four candidate cities for a competition that took place with remarkable fair play,” he said. “They all have competed...Show More Summary

IOC elects Ethics Commission and reaffirms commitment to transparency and good governance

The Chair, Vice-Chair and members of the IOC Ethics Commission were elected or re-elected, regardless of the length of term they have left to serve, earlier today. Composed of nine members, the Commission includes as required a representative...Show More Summary

Beijing named host city of Olympic Winter Games 2022

The Chinese capital was chosen over Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Beijing received 44 votes to Almaty’s 40. As a result, Beijing will become the first city to host both a summer and winter edition...Show More Summary

Lausanne named Winter Youth Olympic Games host for 2020

Lausanne, home to the IOC headquarters since 1915 and known as the Olympic Capital, was chosen over Brasov, Romania, during a vote at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, with 71 votes to Brasov’s 10. In line with Olympic Agenda 2020,...Show More Summary

Sir Martin Sorrell tells IOC to be “brave and determined” in delivering Olympic Channel

In his presentation, called “#digitalolympics,” Sir Martin said the Olympic Games have survived and prospered for more than a century in large part because of a “willingness to continually adapt, even if that change has not always been...Show More Summary

IOC Vote on who will hold the Olympic Winter Games 2022 promises an Olympic “First” and a “Last”

When I open the famous envelope to reveal the name of the host city for the Olympic Winter Games 2022 on Friday I will be as curious as everyone watching. No one can say who will win but we can be confident that the decision will have...Show More Summary

IOC Session receives updates on implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020

IOC Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi and IOC Sports Director Kit McConnell provided a detailed report on the implementation of the first three recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020 – shaping the bidding process as an...Show More Summary

Opening Ceremony hits all the right notes as 128th IOC Session opens in Kuala Lumpur

The IOC Members were greeted by Olympic Council of Malaysia President and IOC Member HRH Prince Tunku Imram, who delivered the welcome speech. In the keynote speech, IOC President Thomas Bach detailed the great impact the Olympic Agenda 2020 reforms, approved at the last IOC Session in December 2014, have already had on the Olympic Movement. Show More Summary

IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in Asia

The agreement means Dentsu will continue as the exclusive gatekeeper for broadcast rights (all languages; all media platforms) in Afghanistan Brunei, Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,...Show More Summary

Zero tolerance to doping, says IOC

The International Olympic Committee will act with "zero tolerance" should allegations of widespread doping in athletics be proven.

Minichiello queries lack of action

Jessica Ennis-Hill's coach asks why the IAAF did not act on data appearing to expose widespread doping in athletics.

The Kardashian sisters still call Caitlyn Jenner 'Bruce'

Anyone following the transformation of former Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner to Caitlyn knows it has been a long process and an emotional one for the Kardashian/Jenner family. courtesy: USA Today During a recent interview, KhloeShow More Summary

Coe wants 'robust' doping response

Lord Coe says the International Association of Athletics Federations will react robustly to allegations of doping in the sport.

IOC changes bidding rules for 2024

IOC announces rules have been altered to allow every city bidding for the 2024 Olympics to make it to the final vote.

IOC recognises 'Ultimate Frisbee'

Flying disc sports, including Ultimate Frisbee, are officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

New doping claims 'very alarming'

The World Anti-Doping Agency is "very alarmed" after fresh allegations of suspected doping emerge in a leak of test data.

Test for viruses in Rio 2016 waters

World sailing's governing body is to test for viruses in Rio's Olympic waters after an investigation showed a health risk.

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