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IOC Executive Board Meeting and 127th IOC Session in Monaco

Please find the updated programme and key information for media covering the IOC Executive Board meeting and the 127th IOC Session in Monaco, from 5 to 9 December 2014. Please click here to see the updated programme of events Live · Broadcasters who wish to receive a live feed of the coverage may place a booking by contacting Eurovision. Show More Summary

IOC Executive Board sets dates for 2024 Olympic Games bid process

The full IOC membership will vote on the 40 recommendations that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, during the Session on 8 and 9 December. One of the recommendations is to include an Invitation Phase to the bid process that would offer potential bid cities greater flexibility and diversity. Show More Summary

International Volunteer Day: Thank you to those who help make the Games happen!

Often clad in eye-catching uniforms to make them easy for spectators to spot, the volunteers at both Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games can be found welcoming visitors to the venues, meeting delegations at the airport, transporting...Show More Summary

IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in China

IOC President Thomas Bach said: “On behalf of the IOC I am delighted that we will continue to work with our longstanding broadcast partner CCTV. They have demonstrated many times their ability to bring first class coverage of the Olympic Games to hundreds of millions of Chinese people. Show More Summary

Music stars try on YOG for size!

With a fifty thousand-strong audience, artists such as the Arctic Monkeys, The Hives, Morcheeba, Molotov, MGMT, SOJA and Calle 13 not only rocked the crowds but also totally rocked the Buenos Aires 2018 t-shirts! Keep on top of what Buenos Aires are getting up to in the run up to 2018. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

“A kid in a candy store” - Bonnie Blair shares the experience of her first Olympic Games

Bonnie Blair has earned a special place in the pantheon of American Olympic sport. For many years, she was the most decorated winter athlete in her country with six medals, including five gold won in three Games, and remains to thisShow More Summary

Purdy’s Diary: Gay propaganda gives way to racial overtones

On days I have a little extra time — and extra stuff I couldn’t get into my column, I’ll type out this stuff. If not, I won’t. But today, I do have plenty of extra stuff. Such as: Must admit,… Continue Reading ?

IOC President in Dakar for the Summit of the French-speaking world

In parallel to the Summit, the IOC President will meet a number of heads of state and government present in Dakar in order to discuss the role that sport can play in society and the importance of the Olympic Movement in shaping an active youth and building lasting peace. Show More Summary

Football: English Football League results

English Football League results on Friday: League One Peterborough 0 Bristol City 3 Sheffield Utd 1 Notts County 1 Playing Saturday Barnsley v Scunthorpe, Bradford v Leyton Orient, Coventry v Walsall, Crawley v Chesterfield, Crewe vShow More Summary

IOC and IFs team up to protect clean athletes

The event was co-organised by the IOC, the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES). ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Bitti said: “In concluding today’s Workshop,...Show More Summary

Olympic Highlights

IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT © IOC / Ian Jones At The Olympic Museum on 18 November, President Bach revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020. The proposals will be discussed and voted on by the full IOC membership at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco on 8 and 9 December. Show More Summary

A YOG day with Olympic champion Chad le Clos

Despite the jetlag, Chad was ever the professional, putting lack of sleep to one side and eager to fulfil his duties as a YOG Ambassador and inspire the next generation of athletes as this video shows. From swimming workshops in theShow More Summary

Nine centres worldwide recognised as IOC Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health

These centres are: Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention, Federation University Australia, Australia Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, University of Calgary, Canada Institute of Sports Medicine,...Show More Summary

Football: Russian Premier League table

Russian Premier League table after Monday's match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Zenit St Petersburg 14 11 2 1 36 9 35 FC Krasnodar 14 8 3 3 24 11 27 Dynamo Moscow 13 8 1 4 29 18 25 CSKA Moscow 14 8 1 5...Show More Summary

Say hello to the mascots of Rio 2016

The mascots blend fiction and reality and were both born on 2 October 2009, when Rio de Janeiro was elected to host the Games and the people’s great joy was felt by nature. It was from this energy that the mascots were created. The Olympic mascot is a mixture of the different animals of Brazil. Show More Summary

Meet the YOG athletes!

From weird and wonderful victory dances, favourite YOG moments and future ambitions, we got to know the athletes behind the sports performances and now you can too. Check out these video clips for a unique insight into the lives of the young Olympians and to enjoy some hilarious moments. Who knew athletes had such rhythm?

Golf: LPGA Tour Championship scores

Scores on Friday after the second round of the LPGA Tour Championship (USA unless noted, par 72): 137 - Julieta Granada (PAR) 66-71, Carlota Ciganda (ESP) 70-67 138 - Morgan Pressel 72-66 139 - Michelle Wie 72-67, Sarah Jane Smith (AUS)...Show More Summary

Ice Hockey: NHL results and standings

National Hockey League results and standings after Thursday's games: Los Angeles 3, Carolina 2 San Jose 2, Florida 3 (SO) Dallas 3, Arizona 1 Toronto 5, Tampa Bay 2 Montréal 4, St. Louis 1 Ottawa 3, Nashville 2 Vancouver 3, Anaheim 4...Show More Summary

Cricket: Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test scoreboard

Scoreboard after New Zealand's second innings on the fifth and final day of the second Test against Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket stadium on Friday: New Zealand 1st innings 403 (T. Latham 137, M. Craig 43; Zulfiqar Babar 4-137) Pakistan 1st innings 393 (Sarfraz Ahmed 112, Azhar Ali 75, Younis Khan 72; T. Show More Summary

Golf: Australian Masters second round scores

Leading scores after the second round of the Australian Masters at the Metropolitan course (par-72) in Melbourne on Friday (Australia unless stated): 135 - Michael Wright 67-68 137 - Paul Spargo 70-67 138 - Todd Sinnott 67-71, Richard...Show More Summary

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